FEMALE FOETUSES

  • Maharashtra: 9 female foetuses found in drain June 11, 2011

    Parli, Maharashtra: Amidst the concerns of deteriorating sex ratio, nine female foetuses have been found in a drain in Maharashtra's Beed district. Police have registered an FIR against unknown persons after the story was first reported on IBN Lokmat. The shocking discovery comes amid concerns that Beed district has the lowest...
  • India 360: Are sex determination tests misused? July 4, 2007

    With newspaper headlines screaming from the top A couple with daughters seek a son, the controversy has come to light after a Mumbaibased couple petitioned the Bombay High Court to permit them to balance their family which already has two daughters. While the Court has reserved its order for the...
  • 5th female foetus found in Udaipur September 5, 2006

    Udaipur: In yet another alarming case of foeticide in the span of one month in the city, an aborted female embryo was found under a bridge in the city, prompting the Rajasthan government to remove its chief medical and health officer and carry out extensive searches at local nursing homes. After...