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In Education, Environment, Human Rights, India, Women's Issues on August 5, 2009 at 9:17 pm

The consequences of female foeticide – selectively aborting a female foetus.

Calculated as number of girls per 1000 boys in the 0-6 years age group, the ratio has shown a sharp decline from 976 girls to 1000 boys in 1961 to 927 as per the 2001 census. In certain parts of the country, there are less than 800 girls for every 1000 boys.

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