Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a scheme for girl child - 'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' - with an aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state.

During a visit to a young mother’s home in rural Shaanxi province in north-western China, Qin Shuhui, a family-planning worker, sets out a row of plastic cups on a bare concrete floor.


There is no quick fix for the 'population time-bomb' and even a world-wide one-child policy like China's or catastrophic mortality events may still result in 5-10 billion people by 2100, according

In the context of falling sex ratios in India, a United Nations report points to a new level of ‘daughter aversion,’ most starkly visible in the negligible number of girls-only families in some par

The Kolhapur zilla parishad will observe World Population Day on July 11, after which it will observe world population stabilization fortnight from July 11.

South Asia has long been synonymous with persistent and unusually high rates of child undernutrition—the so-called Asian enigma. Yet contrary to this stereotype, Bangladesh has managed to sustain a rapid reduction in the rate of child undernutrition for at least two decades.

Project ‘Meri Shakti Meri Beti’, which has been running in Delhi for the past several years, is now all set to roll out in Gurgaon and Manesar.

Court Asks Doc To Pay For Maintenance Of Child

Health workers attribute it to fertility problems

The government lower primary school at Nadukkudy in India’s first tribal grama panchayat, Edamalakkudy, has a peculiar student-teacher ratio. It has five teachers, including a headmaster, for seven students who represent eight Muthuva tribal hamlets nearby.