Tag Archives: girl child

Indian Medical body to open 1,700 clinics to educate adolescents

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) said 1,700 adolescent clinics in the country will be opened this year to educate the adolescents on lifestyle and on reproductive and mental health. Currently, two lakh children die of diarrhoea and three lakh due to pneumonia every year, which is not acceptable to the medical profession, IMA secretary general K.K. Aggrawal said on Saturday. ...

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For Rohtak girls, harassment, stalking is everyday ordeal in highly patriarchal Haryana

Two brave-heart sisters who took on their tormentors in a moving bus as they were being molested and assaulted made it to national, and even international, headlines from Haryana’s Rohtak town. But in the same place, there were two other teenaged girls who, unable to bear their harassment, ended their lives just over three months back. Both incidents and some ...

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SC Asks If States Can Give Incentives for Girl Children, Says ‘Female Child Has Right to Live’

On a rise of female foeticide that affects the country’s sex ratio, the Supreme Court asked the States whether some incentives can be provided for girl children, on Wednesday. The states are asked to give suggestions for “some incentives that can be given to the family who show respect and honour for the girl child and give birth to girl ...

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Shocked Orchid Int’l School Promises Quick Help to Nab Offender in Rape of Nursery Girl

The Bangalore school that claims “Here, a student is not a roll number but a distinct individual with his/her own uniqueness, strengths, weaknesses and cultural diversity” has to bow in shame when the news of a 4-year-old girl raped inside the premises reportedly by a teacher shocked parents and instilled fear in all the parents of a girl child. While ...

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