Sex Ratio Current Affairs - 2019

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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…

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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…

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Sex Ratio at Birth at decline in India: CRS data

According new  data from Civil  Registration System ( CRS) released by the Office of the Registrar General of India, Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) continues to worsen in India. The SRB has declined to 887 in 2014 from 898 in 2013. The  ratio  has  been  declining  since  2011  when  the  figure  was 909. Thus, Sex Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme extended to 61 more districts with low child sex ratio

The Union Government has extended the Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme in additional 61 districts across 11 States and Union Territories with low Child Sex Ratio. It was announced by the Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi while addressing the function in New Delhi. About Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme The scheme is designed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Haryana Government launches Aapki Beti Humari Beti scheme

Haryana Government on the eve of International Women’s Day i.e. 8 March launched ‘Aapki Beti Humari Beti’ Scheme. It was launched by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Panchkula district of state. Facts about Aapki Beti Humari Beti scheme This scheme aims to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in Haryana. It Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsStates

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Centre sets up Expert Group to examine new methods of sex determination

The Central government has set up an expert group to look into the new technologies being to determine the sex of the foetus, so that the same may be curbed through appropriate amendment to the PC & PNDT Act. Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 (PC & PNDT Act) The PC & PNDT Act Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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