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Contestants watch a video of a male contestant on electronic screens during the recording of an episode of popular Chinese matchmaking television show "If You Are the One" in Beijing September 24, 2011. China's decades long one-child policy and
The number of women for every 1,000 men went up from 715 in the 1960s to 883 in the 2000s The most significant change in the last 50 years of elections in India has been a big improvement in the sex ratio of the electorate, new data show. While male
Anand Krishnan has completed work on the dissertation in an area called Ballabgarh Health and Demographic Surveillance System Site in northern India, about 40 kilometers from the capital of New Delhi. In the project researchers have collected data
U.S. sex-selection schemes have led to a busy traffic in women While most people's eyes are focused these days on the unfolding crisis in Syria and understandably so there are other parts of the world where atrocities continue unabated, though they
Government, civil society need to urgently address falling child sex ratios. Preliminary findings after a whole year of campaigning on the falling child sex ratio (CSR), by 200 NGOs across 23 states, indicate that we have only skimmed the surface of
China still faces a tough challenge to redress a long-term skewed sex ratio of births on the mainland, which now stands at about 117.7 boys for every 100 girls, said Chen Zhu, vice-chairman of the 12th National People's Congress Standing Committee.
Even 66 years after independence, a declining sex ratio and violence against women stare us in the face. On this Independence Day, special Gram Sabhas across 15 States will raise the Beti Zindabad' slogan to highlight the issue and combat it As the
The Government of India has provided funds to the States & UTs for setting up cells to monitor the implementation of the Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994. The &
The 21st meeting of the Central Supervisory Board (CSB) was held in New Delhi today. The meeting was on PC & PNDT Act. It was held under the Chairmanship of Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare.
The scientists assembled three-generation pedigrees of more than 2,300 animals and found that grandmothers and grandfathers were able to strategically choose to give birth to sons, if those sons would be high-quality and in turn reward them with more