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by ActionAid India category: Cause
In India, the child sex ratio (number of girls for every 1000 boys) within the age group of 0-6 plunged from 1010 in 1941 to 927 in 2001. The worst part is that it did not stop there. In the following decade the ratio took a further dive to 914 as per the latest census report of 2011.
It's not a problem anymore. It's a crisis.
One that cuts across all classes and caste. In fact higher up the social ladder, the issue is at it's worst possible.
We can't let this go on. We should not. Your thunderclap is to make your voice heard. Give us one. Get us two more.
Save every girl and celebrate her birth.
ActionAid India has for long worked on the ground with very able partners on the issue of sex-selective abortions and rights of girls and women.
ActionAid India is an anti-poverty agency, working in India since 1972 with the poor people to end poverty and injustice together.