Gender Inequality In India

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India is the country which has the second most population in the world (only after China). It is the developing country and the most population is the serious issue that this country have to face with. Many people bring about the difficulty in managing and developing the political, economic and society of India. One of the problem is the gender discrimination. India is one of the countries where the quantity of males much more than females. It is not the new issue. It has existed for a long time in this country. In the modern world, it is still happening. In this article, the gender inequality only focus on the Indian family. Many women in India face the discrimination throughout all stage of their lives, when they are born (even before birth), continuing as an infant, child, adolescent and adult. 1. Before born/ an infant There are significant imbalances in the male/female population in India. In Northern/Western regions such as Punjab or Delhi, the sex rate is about 125 while in Southern/Eastern such as Kerala and Andhra Pradesh it is approximately 105. Despite the fact that “prenatal sex discrimination” was legally banned in 1996, the law can not enforce and is not even familiar to all Indian families. As a result, they still prefer male child because the parents might not be able to afford the marriage dowry for the daughter. This leads to the abortions, murdering the female babies and abandonment of baby girl. Prenatal tests to determine the sex were criminalized by

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