Every day, a lot of news regardingfemalefoeticide,femaleinfanticide,femalegenitalmutilation,sonidolization,earlymarriageanddowryare reported, but are virtually forgotten and pushed into dark pigeonhole meant for insoluble problems like corruption and poverty. The cases of baby Falak and Afreen are still fresh in our minds.If Baby Falak’s case shocked the nation, Baby Afreen’s case has left us numb. Both these tender lives were brutally battered and tortured by their father and they finally succumbed to death. To consider these cases as tragic aberration is to forget the grim history of our patriarchal society were millions of baby Falak go unreported. If this issue is not resolved swiftly, it will soon take a malignant form. In places like Daman and Diu; there are 618 girls for every 1000 boys; and the condition is getting no better with every passing day. –>
Thecentralgovernmenthasnothingtosayinthisregardexceptthattheyaretrying.Theyhavebeentryingfrompast30yearsbutwhatistheresult.Witheverydaypassingthegirlsexratioisdeclining,andifthe trendcontinues, the day is not far when girls would be hard to find .Theprogrammesaremadebuttheyarenotimplemented.Thereasonbehindthisiscorruption. To make system the scapegoat would not be fair. We are corrupt. Everyperson whosupports gender bias is corrupt.Thesystemiscorruptbecauseittalksabouttakingvariousstepsbutalwaysfailstodoanything.