Sex Ratio Current Affairs - 2020

Jaya Jaitly Task Force Constituted

The Government of India has constituted Jaya Jaitly Task Force that will work on the issues of women and child development. About the task force The task force was constituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The team will work on the following Lowering Maternal Mortality Rate. Improve Nutritional Levels. Examine issues that Read More…

January 24: National Girl Child Day

India celebrates National Girl Child Day on January 24 annually. It was initiated by Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008. Highlights The aim of the day is to spread awareness about inequalities faced by girls in the country. It also promotes awareness about rights of girl child. Also, it increases importance of health, Read More…

World Economic Forum Report: India slips to rank 112 in Gender Gap

On December 17, the World Economic Forum released its report according to which India ranked 112th in terms of gender gap. The report said that the India was ranked in bottom-five in terms of survival and economic participation. Highlights: India India was in 108th position in 2018. Its performance weakened in the year 2019 according Read More…

January 24: National Girl Child Day

National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is celebrated in India on January 24th with an aim to raise awareness about Child Sex Ratio (CSR) levels and promote the empowerment of girls. Objectives The key objectives of National Girl Child Day are as follows: To spread awareness about the declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) in the country Read More…

Sex ratio in Haryana touches 900-mark for first time in 20 years

The child sex ratio at birth (SRB) in Haryana for the first time has touched 900-mark in two decades. SRB in December 2016 in Haryana was 914. From January to December 2016 out of 5,25,278 children were born in Haryana, 2,76,414 were boys and 2,48,864 were girl. Reasons for increase in SRB in Haryana In Read More…