Mar 6, 2007

Chew This...

  1. Seven thousand fewer girls are born in India everyday.
  2. 71,000 children are born everyday in India.
  3. Out of which only 31,000 are females.
  4. that makes the sex ratio in India: 882 girls for every 1000 boys.
  5. The global sex ratio is 954 girls per 1000 boys.
  6. so, 38,000 girls are supposed to be born in India to maitain atleast the average level
  7. that means India is missing 7000 girls everyday!
  8. 80% of Indian districts not even villages.. DISTRICTS are practicing female foeticide without any fear of law enforcement authorities.
  9. the sex ratio in harayana and punjab is less than 800 girls per 1000 boys.
  10. only 67.7% females between the age group of 15 to 24 are literates in India.
  11. as against 84.2% boys.
  12. and 98.5% girls of the same age group in China.
  13. Around 45% of women are still forced into marriages before the legal age of 18.
  14. more than 50% of these women become pregnant within a year of their marriage.
  15. girls of 15 yrs or less are five times more likely to die during pregnancy or childbirth.
  16. In India one woman dies every 7 minutes due complcations in pregnancy.
  17. there is only 1 conviction for every 130 cases registered under the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, which has been in force since 1996.

1 comment:

  1. This is Quite A good Topic.U hv did a gud detail work on women.keep it up NIDHI.


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