Journalist Diary-Drop in female sex ratio is high in cities
In a survey conducted in five corporate hospitals in South Mumbai, the sex ratio between male and female ratio is 1000: 860. The sex ratio is much lower than state like Haryana which has less female sex ratio. According to a report, 10 million girls in India have been eliminated due to sex-selective abortions and infanticide in the last 20 years. The United Nations has warned that this gender imbalance may result in increased sexual violence, trafficking and child abuse.
Tags: Sex Ratio, Male, Female, Mumbai, Haryana, Sex-selective Abortions, Infanticide, UN, Gender Imbalance, Sexual Violence, Trafficking, Child Abuse,
Sat, Jan 30, 2016, 10:49 AM
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