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SC Pushes for Equal Sex Ratio, Directs to prevent female foeticide

The apex court said the menace of female foeticide corrodes human values and decreases the sex ratio, which is a sign of “colossal calamity” that cannot be allowed to happen. 
●    The bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said the constitutional identity of a girl child “cannot be mortgaged to any kind of social or other concept that has developed or is thought of”.
●    The bench passed 16 directions to ensure immediate and effective implementation of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act and the Rules framed there under.
●    “All the States and the Union Territories in India shall maintain a centralised database of civil registration of boys and girls being born. 
●    The information shall be displayed on the website & it shall contain birth information for each District, Municipality, Corporation or Gram Panchayat.
●    The apex court also directed that the states and UTs which do not have any incentive schemes for the girl child shall frame the same.
 

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