feticide


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feticide

 [fēt´ĭ-sīd]
destruction of the fetus.

fe·ti·cide

(fē'ti-sīd),
Destruction of the embryo or fetus in the uterus.
[L. fetus + caedo, to kill]

feticide

/fe·ti·cide/ (fēt´ĭ-sīd) the destruction of the fetus.

feticide

(fē′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
Intentional destruction of a human fetus.

fe′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

feticide

fe·ti·cide

(fē'ti-sīd)
Destruction of the embryo or fetus in the uterus.
[L. fetus + caedo, to kill]

feticide

destruction of the fetus.
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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.
Female feticide is the earliest and most brutal manifestation of violence against women.
Feticide 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.