Indian Gendercide: A Great Threat to Security

Published By: Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies | Published Date: April, 15 , 2011

The result of 2011 census of India is almost all heartening. Literacy is up; life expectancy is up; family size is stabilizing. But there is one grim exception- India’s already skewed infant sex ratio is getting worse. India counted only 914 girls aged six and under for every 1,000 boys or 75.8m girls and 82.9m boys. This sex ratio is the worst in the recorded history of the modern Indian.

Author(s): Gursharan Singh Kainth | Posted on: Apr 15, 2011 | Views(1300) | Download (1867)

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