Adverse Juvenile Sex-Ratio in Kerala

Type Working Paper - Economic and Political Weekly
Title Adverse Juvenile Sex-Ratio in Kerala
Volume 37
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2002
Page numbers 2124-2125
Census 2001 has revealed a deterioration in the juvenile malefemale sex ratio in Kerala. Hospital birth records can help establish sex ratios at birth and thus the prevalence of female foeticide. However, civil society and the state will need to pitch in to check the misuse of technology for female foeticide in Kerala

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