Girl Child Abuse


  
Abstract

  The child shall be registered immediately after birth shall have to right frombirth to a name, the right to acquire a nationally and as for as possible, the right to knowand be cared by for her parents (Article 7 of the convention of Rights of children) But thereality of India is that as much as 40 percent of birth go unregistered as per governmentfigures. This factor assumes greater significance where large numbers of female childrenare not even allowed to be born. They are killed either in the women itself or after birth.Census reports 2001. Clearly shown that where is a significant decline in sex-ratio in 0-6years age group which is an indicator of accelerated disequilibrium. There are manysocio-cultural and economic reasons for this disturbing trend. There issues pertain toinbuilt social bias against the girl child. These issues, either social economic or politicalneed as exploration. Despite hectic planning, welfare programmes, legislations andadministrative action in the past decades, a majority of Indian children continue toremain in distress and turmoil. In most families, the parents neglect them, caretakers batter them and employers sexually abuse them.

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Author

G.S. VENUMADHAVA AND PRASHANT H.Y

Country

INDIA

Contact Details

Asst. Professor & Co-ordinator I/c Department of Studies in Criminology & Forensic Science Karnatak University

Year Of Publication

2013