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Female Feticide: Unlawful Termination of the Female Fetus

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Written By: Shashank Ramachandran

What is female feticide?

Female Feticide is the intentional illegal-termination of a female fetus, generally due to society’s perceived preference for male newborn children. It continues to rob the future of many possibly sparkling female personalities and contributes to a flawed misconception regarding newborn female children.

Why does female feticide occur?

What measures have been taken to prevent female feticide?

What negative impact has female feticide had on society?

What Indian Laws are in Place to Combat Female Feticide?

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