The truth about india's 'gendercide' the 'missing millions' of indian women are as much a product of the western obsession with overpopulation as misogyny. That's girl babies being aborted just because they are girls, and because of the dowry that comes along with girl babies why not just end the age old ancient dowry practice, so that the girl babies can function in life just like the boy babies read this and watch the program and then tell me that it isn't sad, crazy and disgusting. This is a global campaign to fight female genocide in india due to the rampant practices of female foeticide, female infanticide, and dowry murders, more than 50 million women have been exterminated from india's population in 3 generations please endorse our petition that demands immediate government and international action. Female infanticide for 50 years, from 1960-2011, fewer and fewer girls were allowed to be born in india this situation, what i refer to as gendered arrangement, is old and commonly misunderstood. More than 250 nursing students attended a screening of a documentary about india's missing girls in a few short years, many of these students will be at the front lines of the issue of sex-selective abortion.
And yet millions of girl babies aborted it what does that say about the value of a girl in india i think you'll -- -- an immigration how ultrasound technology contributes to \gendercide. This is a prime reason why over 50 million women and girls have been killed in india instead, mother india must begin celebrating its beautiful daughters for the gifts they are: through education, the media, and the words of spiritual leaders. Why gendercide is the real 'war on women' indian girls, moreover, die of disease and neglect at a much higher rate than boys and we are stopping gendercide, one baby girl at a time. At the last census, in 2011, india had 109 boys aged 0-6 for every 100 girls in punjab, a wealthy northern state, the ratio was 118 to 100 china had 119 boys aged 0-4 for every 100 girls in 2010.
The illegal abortion of female foetuses solely to ensure that families have sons is widely practised within some ethnic communities in britain and has resulted in significant shortfalls in the. Recognising 'gendercide' why do gender roles get pushed into the play-pen of culture, beyond time and beyond criticism, when ethnicity, it is accepted, is a constructed identity that changes. This documentary film tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of.
In april, the focus turned to india, as the new film petals in the dust: india's missing girls was released and the filmmakers instituted a worldwide awareness-raising march against gendercide that is to become an annual event. There are hiv+ children, both boys and girls, of all ages waiting in india for their forever family these children are on proper medication and doing well many are babies, others are older and doing well in school limb differences and malformed hands and feet. And yet, india is far from a haven for women according to current estimates, indian men outnumber women by nearly 40 million, and the startling gender gap, activists say, is because of gendercide.
Why girls in india are being killed the united nations estimates as many as 200 million girls are missing in the world today because of gendercide in a report by the lancet, the world's. Gendercide in china in china, the three words it's a girl are often received with sadness and disappointment because parents have a strong cultural preference for boys joinedwith the strict one-child policy, this preference has fatal implications for china's girls. Why girls in india are being killed traditions and cultural beliefs in india are resulting in the slaughter of girls, often before they are even born according to the official statistics, in the past 20 years ten million female foetuses have been aborted, with the boy to girl ratio now being at about 1000 to 900.
India: no girls for the boys donate to pulitzer center donate there is a destruction of human life going on, silently and rarely talked about but reaching such monstrous proportions that it will shake up societies from the balkans to china. By rita banerji prime minister modi's 'beti bachao, beti padao' (save the girl, educate the girl) programme, launched in january 2015, was the first time since independence that the indian government had raised the issue of female genocide in a public campaign. Female infanticide in india and china killing baby girls, or allowing them to starve to death, is something most of us cannot imagine but it occurs even today.