Theorem: female foeticide, if done with the mothers' consent is okay proof: mothers' have the freedom to decide if they want to give birth to a child or bring the fetus to full development the 'right to choose' is often used as an argument in favor of abortion the mothers' right to kill the female fetus does not affect or take. Families in these cultures may decide to kill their female children either outright, or passively, through abandonment or starvation to increase the likelihood that their families might survive (miller, 1987) interestingly, the new maternal and child health care law forbids the use of ultrasound to detect the sex of a fetus. Little history infanticide, especially female infanticide, which is killing a baby girl after it is born, had been practised by many societies in a variety of stressful situations 'from the golden age of greece to the splendour of the persian empire', parents had murdered children in the 19th century the medical journal ' lancet'. Sadly, there have been numerous incidents of the fetus being found lying in farms, floating in rivers, wrapped up in jute bags etc one of the major social problems of the nation is the intentional killing of the girl child the struggle for a girl child starts the day her existence is known in her mother's womb.
During british rule over india in the 19th century, however, female infanticide was recognized as a social evil and was outlawed by the female infanticide prevention act of 1870 (wikipedia) there have also been instances where sex of the fetus is determined before birth and the pregnant woman is beaten. Police in the western indian state of maharashtra have found 19 aborted female foetuses near a hospital senior police officials in sangli district said the remains were buried with the intention of disposing them the police told the bbc that they found the foetuses while they were investigating the death of. Been blessed with a baby girl he announced proudly the response was not what he expected - the group's shock quickly turned to ridicule why didn't you get her killed in the womb came the collective cry did you not get a gender determination test done on the foetus such a test is illegal in india,. But along with killing a female foetus, devaluing women through other crimes like rape, adultery etc is also carried on even in rig veda women are respected and regarded as higher and superior species in the world religion and traditions has enormously disturbed the gender ratio in our motherland.
The poor are not to be blamed on their own because even the rich participate in killing female foetuses or a newly born girl child the rich use their influence and money to get the ultra-sound done abortion is illegal yet its wide availability has given rise to the killing of female foetuses people visit gods. Modern medicine allows parents to learn the sex of a baby before it is born, and in some cultures this can lead to a foetus being aborted if it is female in the 2000s a 14-year-old schoolboy ran away from home when his parents refused to kill the twin girls born to them rather late in their life - he did not want to shoulder the. Female foeticide in india is the abortion of a female foetus outside of legal methods the frequency of female foeticide in india is increasing day by day the natural ratio is assumed to be between 103 and 107, and any number above it is considered as suggestive of female foeticide according to the decennial indian.
The number of child marriage is increasing girls get married to men double their age they are forced to get married to old men increasing maternal deaths and ill -health of women: killing of a foetus in the womb or abortion weakens the health of a woman in some cases, the women have to undergo many. Barbara miller, an anthropologist, has for convenience used the term to refer to all non-accidental deaths of children up to the age of around 15–16, which is culturally considered to be the age when childhood ends in rural india she notes that the act of infanticide can be outright, such as a physical beating, or take a. This is an insidious social problem which is rooted deeply in indian ethos since ages the most shocking fact is that the innovative and hard end technologies are brutally killing the female foetus and the girl child this has been the reason that sex ratio is 1000:914 among 0-6 year old boys and girls which is declining day by.
A unicef report released this week said 7,000 fewer girls are born in the country every day than the global average would suggest, largely because female foetuses are aborted after sex determination tests but also through murder of new borns it's shocking figures and we are in a national crisis if you ask. The issue of girl infanticide, or the murder of children because they are female, is girls is a female foetus, 70% of them are aborted leading female foetus in most cases, it continues beyond birth despite the progress made due to government-run programmes for instance in india, the girl child continues to lack adequate.
When faced with the option of killing the female infant soon after birth or escalating their current economic struggles, many families have no choice over the past few centuries, female the act prohibits the communication and use of prenatal diagnostic techniques for sex determination of any fetus in 2002 the law was. Dominating society it is specifically connected with abortion on the basis of sex selection, with aim to remove female foetus and curb the population of girl child infanticide means killing of girl child after birth due to preference of a male child in the family in this way 'female foeticide' and infanticide is one kind of genocide. Occur as the deliberate murder of a girl infant or young girl child or as the result of neglect selective female infanticide and selective abortion are most often practiced in societies where it is believed that having a medical technology makes it easier for parents to discover the sex of a fetus at earlier and earlier stages of.
Sadly, there have been numerous incidents of the foetus being found lying in farms, floating in rivers, wrapped up in jute bags etc india's major social problem is the intentional killing of the girl child the struggle for a girl child starts the day her existence is known in her mother's womb the fear and. Female infanticide is the deliberate killing of newborn female children in countries with a history of female infanticide, the modern practice of sex-selective abortion is often discussed as a closely related issue female infanticide is a major cause of concern in several nations such as china, india and pakistan it has been. In india, the practice of sex-selective abortion or female feticide (in which an unborn baby is aborted or killed before birth simply because it is not a boy) is only the the three chief pre-natal diagnostic tests that are being used to determine the sex of a fetus are amniocentesis, chronic villi biopsy (cvb) and. “if it seems horrible to kill a man in his own house, it ought surely to be more atrocious to destroy a foetus in the womb before it has come to light” ~ jean calvin “a woman upon being told that her child is healthy and beautiful looks away sullen the nurse, pedantically, explains “it's a girl that's why”.