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Undo sterilisation target to unleash women power

Increasing the value of the girl child

Taking forward the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' scheme, the Economic Survey says the government policy for women would aim to "increase the very low value that India society puts on a girl child". A nationwide campaign by the same name was launched in Haryana in January. Interestingly, Haryana also has the most skewed gender ratio in the country. Titled 'Empowering Women: Unleashing Naari Shakti', the report highlights the irony of the Indian society, saying it is somewhat a paradox on gender issues. "India has had prominent and visible women leaders, President ...