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This article is almost six years old.

... world? Sex-selective abortions are still commonplace in India. AZ Adam under a ... What needs to happen to bring the sex ratio at birth in India down to normal? Rita Banerji : The most important thing ... and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 law in India is blatantly violated. It’s as good as having no ...

This article is more than four years old.

... picking with southern slavery in America. Never with India. Inexplicably, given I have clear memories of detailed geography lessons about India’s agricultural patterns and cotton-growing states. My ... the 1980s. So why did I read and write so little about India’s cotton-picking children? Perhaps because child ...

This article is more than four years old.

Unhealthy snacks for sale in India. Abhisek Sarda under a ... Jamie Oliver: school nutrition has taken a leap forward in India, at least on paper. India’s middle-class urban kids are more obese than they ...
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This article is almost eight years old.

A major story in The Hindu , India's most serious English daily, has caused shock and ... of the children have appealed to the President of India to help them get their children back. I hope at least the Norwegian embassy in India can intervene to rescue the traumatized parents and ...

This article is almost four years old.

... dismissed two important appeals for an urgent reform of India’s drug regulatory framework. Successive reports of ... markets are also flooded with sub-standard drugs made in India. Both Dr Katoch and Dr Roychowdhury’s Expert ... while the Drug Consultative Committee (DCC) insisted India did not have the infrastructure to do the testing, it ...
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This article is almost eight years old.

... (names changed) from West Bengal and Jharkhand, Central India. Aasha was lured to Delhi with job offers of a salary ... get away scot-free. That’s the bane of our lives in India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara ...

This article is more than three years old.

... addressed. The excuse is appalling, though predictably so. India, like Bangladesh, Pakistan and other Asian, African and ... to fathom. The battle to overturn this harsh verdict on India's poorest, most vulnerable children will commence once ...

This article is more than five years old.

... has apparently caused some concern in Australia. In India, where life is cheap, one more baby born, abandoned or ... the unwanted twin. The Australian High Commission in India confirmed the veracity of the reports, but pleaded ... inadequate laws to protect surrogate mothers and babies in India are using the incident to renew demands to get some ...
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This article is almost 27 years old.

... be at least another 100 million women in the world. 1 . In India the proportion of girls to boys surviving infancy has ... that tell the gender of a foetus are used by parents in India and China to abort unwanted females. Of 8,000 foetuses ... girls aged 7-9 work 120-150% more hours than boys. 5 . In India, the rural girl child works 9 hours a day for an ...
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This article is more than 16 years old.

... Scandal over Westerners ‘shopping’ for children in India. Much as Northern corporations outsource their ... in poorer countries. Korea, Vietnam, Russia, China and India are among the favoured destinations. A series of ... set up a baby-trafficking system which made a mockery of India’s existing rules for intercountry adoption. Baby ...

This article is more than five years old.

... medical director at Akanksha IVF Clinic, Anand, Gujarat, India. More than 825 surrogate babies have been born at her ... to have brought in additional revenue of $1–2 billion to India in 2012. NO: Mohan Rao is a medical doctor, ... Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. His published works include From Population Control to ...

This article is almost three years old.

Surrogates in India, such as this woman, carrying a child for a couple in ... as Ukraine, Mexico, Greece, Nepal and, until recently, India. For nearly 15 years, a thriving privatized medical ... rooted in the availability of cheap female labour made India the most popular surrogacy destination. There are no ...

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