ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Missing Girls in India

Since the early 1980s, India has witnessed a sharp decline in juvenile sex ratio. But do statistics really convey what they project? Have attitudes towards daughters changed or is it that more cultural, moral and even ethical dimensions are at work at micro and macro levels? A recent workshop brought together different perspectives - the sociological, social anthropological, feminist, historical and even medical - on the missing girl child in India.

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