Political Science
Chapter 1 Class 8 Political Science - The Constitution and the Need

What is female foeticide ? Discuss the efforts mady by the government to curb female foeticide.



Answer by Student

  • Female foeticide is the practice of killing a female child in the womb before she is born, because of the preference for a male child .

  • The government has passed the Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act PNDT Act to curb female foeticide.

  • This act bans the sex determination and disclosure of the foetus .

  •   Anyone who breaks this law can be punished with jail and fine.
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