The Recent provisional 2011 census report revealed that Child sex ratio drops to lowest since Independence,it has dropped to 914 females against 1,000 males,Madhu Kishwar says“Sick culture of preferring sons” is the reason for lower sex ratio.
Baha'u'llah,founder prophet of the Baha'i Faith unequivocally asserts the spiritual equality of women and men. He states, "All should know… Women and men have been will always be equal in the sight of God," and He indicates that, "In this Day the Hand of Divine grace hath removed all distinctions. The servants of God and His handmaidens are regarded on the same plane."
2001 Census Sex Ratio:
Section 312 &313 of Indian Penal Code:
"Whoever voluntarily causes women with child to miscarry shall,if such miscarriage be caused in good faith for the purpose of saving the life of the w omen,be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend three years or with fine and if the women be quick with child ,shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years ,and shall also be liable to fine"
"Whoever commits the offence defined in the last preceding section without the consent of the woman, whether the woman is quick with child or not, shall be punished with [ imprisonment for life] or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine"
“An Act to provide for the prohibition of sex selection, before or after conception, and for regulation of pre-natal diagnostic techniques for the purposes of detecting abnormalities or metabolic disorders or chromosomal abnormalities or certain congenital malformations or sex-linked disorders and for the prevention of their misuse for sex determination leading to female foeticide and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Pre-natal diagnostic techniques include all pre-natal diagnostic procedures and pre-natal diagnostic tests.
Diagnostic teams with ultrasound scanners which detect the sex of a child advertise with catch lines such as “spend 600 rupees now and save 50,000 rupees later”.
a) an information should be published by way of advertisements as well as on electronic media. This process should be continued till there is awareness in public that there should not be any discrimination between male and female child
According to Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters for the New York Times, violence against women is causing gender imbalances in many developing countries. The son- preference , due to customary reasons and fear of dowry are the main reason for female infanticide in India
- There is a need to sensitize general people, police, medical staff, and judiciary for effective implementation of PNDP act.
- There is need for vigilant district administration to check the diagnostic centre’s and their fraudulent practices, there is a need to take strict legal action Ultra sound centre’s and erring doctors.
- There should be awareness programs against infanticide in rural areas as, there are several instances, which were reported in media, where child killed or aborted.
- There are several instances in many, where bride groom are enable to find brides, because of sex-imbalances in the population.
 Indian Penal Code ,1872 ,Bare Act.