Beti Bachai Beti Padhao scheme complete details – Objective, Implementation, selected districts, awareness programs, implementation agencies.
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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
“The development of a community is measured by the position of the women in that community.”
In a patriarchal society,the gender roles are predefined according to the traditional laws and convectional spirits of the society.And generally such laws were biased against the women hampering the growth of an inclusive and equitable society.It has been a common phenomenon where the birth of a male child is celebrated where as the birth of a female child is generally unwelcomed and seen as bad omen.There have been pre as well as post birth gender inequality in various spheres of life whether it is education or sports or health etc. Women or girl child had to face evil practices such as female infanticides, foeticide(abortion of the foetus),child marriage, practice of SATI ,JOUHAR etc .
According to census data, the Child Sex Ratio(CSR) (0-6 years) in India was 927 girls per 1,000 boys in 2001, which dropped drastically to 918 girls for every 1,000 boys in 2011. A 2012 UNICEF report has ranked India 41st among 195 countries.