27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government admitted that there has been an increase in cases of female and infant foeticide across the country.
20 Jan 2015
Panipat : Stressing that the society as a whole needs to change the mindset towards the girl child to end problem of female foeticide, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said practice was more prevalent among the middle, upper-middle and rich sections of society.
22 Jan 2015
Panipat: Denouncing the practice of female foeticide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the discrimination against girls reflects "mental illness" and displays a mindset worse than that in the 18th century.
28 Feb 2015
Tel Aviv: Unconscious biases of elementary school instructors dramatically affect female academic choices later on, a new study finds. It may explain why women are vastly under-represented in certain fields such as computer science, engineering and mathematics.
24 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationwide 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign for saving the girl child and fighting against female foeticide.
23 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Inclement weather on Thursday forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Panipat, about 85 km from here, by road instead of the schedule plan to fly in a chopper to launch the ' Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' scheme.
25 Dec 2014
Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace.
22 Jan 2015
Panipat: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said a 'Haryana Kanya Kosh' would be set up to provide financial assistance on the birth of first girl child.
22 Jan 2015
Panipat (Har): Expressing concern over the adverse sex ratio in the country, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday called for a need to fight the scourge of female foeticide which claims "2000 lives of girls daily."
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.