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The Girl Child in Crisis
The Girl Child in Crisis

The Girl Child in Crisis

by Azim Sherwani

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Language

English

Publisher

Indian Social Institute

ISBN

N/A - Year: 1998 - Pages: 134

Binding

Hardcover

Azim Sherwani

Author: Azim Sherwani
Publisher: Indian Social Institute
Year: 1998
Language: English
Pages: 134
ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A

Description

This book deals with the problems faced by the girl child in the Indian society in the form of female foeticide, infanticide, child prostitution, sexual abuse and social oppression. The author portrays the plight of the girl child in India and explores various laws that are necessary to honour her legitimate right to live with dignity.

Moreover, findings from various surveys about different kinds of treatment inflicted upon the girl child by people in various parts of India have been incorporated in the book. It also suggests some positive measures to improve and give dignity to the girl child

Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

FOREWORD

INTRODUCITON

CHAPTER 1
Historical Background

CHAPTER 2
Foeticide Disaster: Technology and the Law

CHAPTER 3
Female Infanticide: Rapping of he Right to Life

CHAPTER 4
Institutionalized Abuse: The Child Prostitution

CHAPTER 5
Sexual Abuse: Tormenting Assaults and the Legal Toran

CHAPTER 6
The Girl Child: Social Oppression and Legal Deprivation

Conclusions and Suggestions
Bibliography
Books
Articles
Reports
Newspapers
Tables of Leading Cases
Table of Statutes
International Covenant and Conventions

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