Female infanticide now in most places has been replaced by female feticide a family may choose to kill a girl child rather than take on the expense, indicating the belief that a family’s social status outweighs the value of a girl child’s life. A flash mob of nearly 5000 college students danced at mumbai's girgaum chowpatty to protest against and draw attention to female infanticide the flash mob was organised by students of wilson college. Infanticide allowed for selection of the fittest or most desirable offspring, with sick, deformed, female, or multiple births targeted for disposal greek philosophers accepted the use of infanticide to control the size of the state. Female infanticide is a bane on any societyall over the world specially in india,female infanticide is rampantly practicedmales are thought to be superior though sex determination is illegal in india ,still it is carried outthis mindset can be changed by being proud of the women in your life, and by taking pride in yourself if you are a woman. In recent years, female infanticide has taken a back seat to sex-selective abortion or female feticide, due to the advent of amniocentesis and ultrasound technology as well as other prenatal sex.
Female infanticide introduction female infanticide is the intentional killing of infant girls in addition to the active methods undertaken to eliminate baby girls soon after birth, neglect and discrimination leading to death and sex-selective abortion are also means by which many female children die each year. Sp garg had discovered rampant female infanticide in the area he was determined to curb it he was transferred to dharmapuri in retaliation to his crackdown on the sand mafia in the state. There has been an abuse of this technology resulting in the infanticide and abortions of female girls laws will not be as effective in order to be successful there must be a cultural revolution of some sort to put females in a respected part of society, so that this infanticide of females no longer occurs. Female infanticide is the intentional killing of baby girls even in modern india, some parents long for a male child rather than a female as a result, they adopt different methods to get rid of the babies soon after they are born.
The people's republic of china and its predecessors have a history of female infanticide spanning 2000 years  worldwide, the practice of infanticide has been practiced since antiquity for the purpose of population control  it is an unsanctioned method of family planning that has been condoned for centuries in the area until recent times the phenomenon is also referred to as female. How to eradicate female infanticide control population and the low value associated with females in these societies historically and culturally, both china and india are now facing a serious gender imbalance female infanticide and sex-selective abortion are responsible for this gender imbalance. Reduction of female infanticide can take place only by awareness, education & literacy people need to be educated that its not the son alone who can lookafter the parents in their old age instead girls have more feelings towards aged parents.
Infanticide (or infant homicide) is the intentional killing of infantsneonaticide, killing within 24 hours of a child’s birth, is most commonly done by the mother whereas infanticide of a child more than one day old is slightly more likely to be committed by the father. Imagine if all the women in california and texas vanished that’s how many women are missing in china as a result of female infanticide 37 million missing women (“why chinese men”. The aim of this chapter is to expose the true reasons behind the ghastly act of female infanticide in india this custom was entirely the result of oppressive brahmanic hindu tyranny, being enforced upon the non-brahmins the objective being the eventual extermination of non-brahmin races from the face of the earth. What are the ways to eradicate female foeticide and infanticide from india and around the world update cancel answer wiki 2 answers are women more responsible for female infanticide than men in india what are the ways to eradicate caste from indian society ask new question still have a question ask your own. Female infanticide is the only type of infanticide still widely practiced female infanticide at birth and indirect female infanticide through neglect are still widespread in third world countries ethnographic reports of female infanticide, however, are relatively rare.
Infanticide (or infant homicide) is the intentional killing of infants parental infanticide researchers have found that mothers are far more likely than fathers to be the perpetrators of neonaticide and slightly more likely to commit infanticide in general anthropologist laila williamson notes that infanticide has been practiced on every continent and by people on every level of cultural. Gift of a girl female infanticide is a 1998 documentary that explores the prevalence of female infanticide in southern india, as well as steps which have been taken to help eradicate the practice the documentary won an award from the association for asian studies  [76. Female infanticide's wiki: female infanticide is the deliberate killing of newborn female children in countries with a history of female infanticide, the modern practice of sex-selective abortion is often discussed as a closely related issue also, families wanting to eradicate the female babies are teaching young girls in society that. Infanticide laws often reduce the penalty for mothers who kill their children up to one year of age, based on the principle that a woman who commits infanticide does so because the balance of her mind is disturbed by reason of her not having fully recovered from the effect of giving birth to the child the british infanticide act of 1922.
Hebrew and jewish attitudes to abortion and infanticide 63:7 this relates to the fact that god intended a female womb to be a place of compassion, tenderness and mercy towards the helpless unborn infant “it is a deadly sin to kill a born or unborn child. Female infanticide: a gender issue dr rajue assistant professor, department of sociology, to analyse the role of government to eradicate the female infanticide ii methodology the study is based on both primary and secondary source superstitious belief that if you kill a female child, the next one is sure to be a male iii methods. Female infanticide is the deliberate killing of newborn female children in countries with a history of female infanticide, the modern practice of sex-selective abortion is often discussed as a closely related issue female infanticide is a major cause of concern in several nations such as china, india and pakistanit has been argued that the low status in which women are viewed in. Female infanticide is the deliberate killing of newborn female children in countries with a history of female infanticide, the modern practice of sex-selective abortion is often discussed as a closely related issue.
Infanticide there is nothing so horrific as child murder, yet it’s ubiquitous in human history what drives a parent to kill a baby sandra newman there is no custom in which poor parents kill an older female child to make room for a newborn boy, or kill an older disabled child to make room for an apparently healthy newborn. The above could be the reasons for the failure of schemes and interventions undertaken by the government and ngos to eradicate female infanticide only social awareness of equality of gender will bring a change towards female foeticide.