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Female Infanticide - India


India newborn abandoned in rubbish bin

<b>Police in the central Indian city of Bhopal say a newborn baby girl has been found abandoned in a rubbish bin.</b><p>The infant, who was discarded within hours of being born, was found with no clothes on and had been bitten by ants before she could be rescued.<p>She is in a critical condition in hospital and …

Trash Bin Babies: India's Female Infanticide Crisis

<i>Can the European concept of "baby hatches" help curb sex-selective abortions and infanticide?</i><p>"New-born girl found in dustbin, second in a week," announced a recent headline in the <i>Hindustan Times</i>. The article was datelined Gurgaon but it could have come from one of many Indian cities. Thousands of …

What Are Gender Roles in India?

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Mission: India, Trash Bin Babies

<b>HYDERABAD, India (WVLT) --</b> "The husband said to the wife when she was admitted to hospital, if we have a daughter, don't come back," said Bishop …

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Female infanticide

What is infanticide?<p>Infanticide is the unlawful killing of very young children. It is found in both indigenous and sophisticated cultures around the world.<p>Female infanticide<p>Female infanticide is the deliberate killing of girl babies.<p>It is also described as gender-selective killing or "gendercide". …

Gun demanding: the psychology of why people want firearms

Much has been said about gun control in the wake of yet another mass shooting in the US, but the heated and divided nature of the debate means that a fundamental question is often overlooked; why is it people actively want guns in the first place? The answers are not as obvious as you may think<p>Once …


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