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Prevention Of Girl Child:

Campaign on prohibition of female foeticide:

Paramhans daati ji maharaj says men and women are born equal....

  The constitution of India gives equality to all the citizens irrespective of the gender. Unfortunately such a situation doesn’t exist in Indian society. Women are regarded as second class citizens in our country. Such was not the case in ancient India. Our scriptures mention many notable women poets, administrators, religious leaders and philosophers. Men considered it an honor to place women as their equal. But as centuries went by the position of women deteriorated in this country. So much so that there came a time when women were considered to be a commodity to be baught and sold in the market. She was banished to the four walls of the house. She was denied the right to education and expression. Her position reached an all time low, when parents started killing her as soon as she was born. With the advent of modern times the situation of Women has shown only a marginal improvement. Even today there are pockets of villagers where female foeticides are practiced. Bride burning, public molestation, harassment at the place of work and dual responsibilities of home and work place have reduced the existence of a woman to machine. Steps are currently being taken to bring about social sensitization for women. But it will be a long time before the status of women in the country undergoes a radical change.

Social evil female foeticide is the main bane of the society. You as a part of society can take steps to prevent them....BY PARAMHANS DAATI JI MAHARAJ Join a fight back against foeticide by paramhans daati ji maharaj....


A DEATH UNVALUED: Female Foeticide in India....

  Once in our lives, most of us have heard that a child is a gift from God. Though whatever biology may suggest, it is not uncommon sight in India to see couples praying to be blessed with a child. But almost half of India, no longer considers it a blessing if that child happens to be a girl. The blessing soon becomes a curse and precious gift is done away with as soon as possible before extending another demand to God, that of a male child. The doing away often includes either being given in marriage to another toddler or worse, slaying her even before she can take one free breath. Of late, technology seems to have facilitated this diabolical slaughter even before the birth of the child in the form of FEMALE FOETICIDE....

  Stopping female foeticide is in hands of women. Every woman has a responsibility of putting an end to the social evil of foeticide. Increase in female foeticide has its impact on the gender ratio. This would cause unhealthy male-female proportion in the society. All of us has a duty to reform the social system to stop oppression on women.
  Female foeticide is an extreme manifestation of violence against women, a violation of their human rights. Female fetuses are selectively aborted after pre- natal sex determination, thus avoiding the birth of girls. As a result of selective abortion, between 35 and 40 million girls and women are missing from the Indian population. In some parts of the country, the sex ratio of girls to boys has dropped to less than 800: 1,000. Worryingly, the trend is far stronger in urban rather than rural areas, and among literate rather than illiterate women, exploding the myth that growing affluence and spread of basic education alone will result in the erosion of gender bias. It is a subject of grave concern.
Female foeticide has become a significant social phenomenon in several part of India. It transcends all cadres, class and communities. The girl child becomes target even before they are born. The latest advances in modern medical sciences- like Amniocentesis and Ultra-Sonography which were originally designed for detection of abnormalities of the foetus, are being misused for determining the sex of the foetus with the intention of aborting it, if it happens to be that of a female. The worst situation is when these abortion are carried well beyond the safe period of 12 weeks, endangering the women’s life. Since most deliveries in rural areas take place at home, there is no record of the exact number of births/ death take place. According to religious beliefs, a man has to be reborn as a man to attain moksha. A man can not attain moksha unless he has a son to light his funeral pyre. Also, it says a woman who gives birth to only daughters may be left in the eleventh year of marriage. It shows gender bias in our male dominated society. The age old preference for sons is motivated by economic, religious social and emotional desires and norms that favor males and make females less desirable. Parents expect sons- but not the daughters to provide financial and emotional care, especially in their old age, sons add to family wealth and property while daughters drain it through dowries, sons continue the family lineage while daughters are married away to another household, sons perform important religious roles, and sons defend or exercise the family’s power while daughters have to be defended and protected, creating a perceived burden on household. This stereo- type notion of women as ‘ burden’ is one of the main reasons behind female foeticide and infanticide.

Prevention Of Sex Determination:

In 1994, the Government of India passed the pre-conception and prenatal Diagnostic Techniques act with the aim of preventing female foeticide. The implementation of this Act was slow. It was later amended and replaced in 2002 by the prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act without ever having been properly implemented. Prenatal tests may be performed in various specified circumstances, including risk of chromosomal abnormalities in the case of women over 35. And genetic diseases evident in the family history of the couple.
  In rural areas, as the number of marriageable women declines, men would tend to marry younger women, leading to rise in fertility rates and thus a high rate of population growth. The abduction of girls is an associated phenomenon.

Factors Responsible For Foetecide:

Low status of women in society.
Dowry System
No society can survive without women. The practice of female foeticide not only is a violation of human rights but also puts question mark on our integrity as humans. It stagnates our growth as people. Female foeticide is a curse in society. We human beings are trying to control the nature, and not respecting the creation of the GOD, which is most negative aspect of the human nature because our belief system is very strongly dependent on the religious thoughts instead of rational thinking and scientific system. Therefore, we need to work together in order to empower women eternally.

Aims and objectives of paramhans daati ji maharaj for preventing female foeticide:

The removal of this practice in Indian society is a challenge. It must involve.
A move away from religious teachings and advocacy of a scientific rational, and humanist approach.
The empowerment of women and a strengthening of women’s rights through campaigning against practicing such as dowry, and ensuring strict implementation of existing legislation.
Ensuring the development of and access to good health care services.
Inculcate a strong ethical code of conduct among medical professionals, beginning with their training as undergraduate.
Regular assessment of indicators of status of women in society, such as sex ration, and female mortality, literacy, and economic participation.
It is only by a combination of monitoring, education campaigns and effective legal implementation that the deep-seated attitudes and practices against women and girls can be eroded.
Promoting free education of female.
Stop govt. incentives to families that have only males.
Provide extra incentives for families that have more than one girl child.
To encourage marriage of males to educated women. An educated female will be more aware of their rights.
  Why to call women evil who gives birth to Kings? From women comes the woman, without woman there is none.

Activities carried by network of shani dham trust under the guidelines of paramhans daati ji maharaj:

Programs like skits, video clippings, distribution of banners and posters are promoted to lead empowering the Indian woman today.
On Woman’s Day special rallies are carried out under guidelines of Paramhans Daati Ji Maharaj in order to discourage heinous crime like female foeticide in society.
During Mahakumbh A mass rally was taken by Shree Shani Dham Trust at the arena of Mahanirvanee. The supporters of rally appealed against female foeticide. A large public carried the wooden boards conveying message to promote water, land, Ganga river conservation. Crowd was chanting slogans against female foeticide. During the rally poster of female foetus in the clutches of human hand shaped as animal claw was displayed with a message, Don’t kill me! Various messages on wooden boards were displayed such as ‘Make earth Green!’ ‘ Stop female foeticide! Its not an alternative, it’s a daughter!’ ‘Plant more trees’