Welcoming the court order as "much sought" relief against growing female feticide
in India, Jyotsna Chatterjee of the Protestant Joint Women's Program said it needs to be followed by a change in people's attitude toward women.
The role of feticide
in the context of late termination of pregnancy: a qualitative study of health professionals' and parents' views.
190) In its 2002 revision, the Medical Council of India's ethics code did not define sex determination as objectionable unless intent to commit feticide
can be proved, despite the Delhi High Court's March 2002 order to amend the code to align with the law.
South Carolina demonstrates how fetal rights created through feticide
laws can easily be adopted into other crimes out of a desire to be consistent and equitable.
Joseph County judge sentenced Purvi Patel to 41 years for the crimes of feticide
and neglect of a dependent (Patel will serve 20 of the 41 years in prison).
Let us join hands to abolish female feticide
and make this world a better place", she added.
is the earliest and most brutal manifestation of violence against women.
is bound to deepen such grief and guilt feelings because of the woman's own part in deciding to kill the baby.
All national medical associations were asked to pay far greater attention to the issues of female feticide
and female genital mutilation.
The procedure of feticide
has been in clinical practice for the past two decades.
Several scholars and politicians worry that feticide
laws turn the fetus into an untouchable, and thus an unabortable, entity.
But what is the justice rendered to the millions of cases of female feticide
, female infanticide, dowry deaths, domestic violence, women treated as liabilities, desertion, women trafficking, women seen as sex objects, etc.