Female mortality matters

Vincenzina Santoro | 04 March 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, gendercide, India
New data from the UN tells us that if infants make it beyond the first year of life, their chance of survival to age five becomes even more difficult: the mortality rates for those under five are generally higher - but only in certain countries.

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

Francis Phillips | 29 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: India, religion
India may have the best of modern technology and a powerful economy, but it is deeply religious. 

Is India winning its war against gendercide?

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gendercide, India, sex ratio
A badly skewed sex ratio in the Indian capital, Delhi, has suddenlycorrected itself, according to official figures. In the period from2005 to 2007, only 871 girls were born in Delhi for every 1000 boys,but last year the ratio had changed to 1004 girls per 1000 boys, theRegistrar Generals records show.

India debates methods of population control

Michael Cook | 03 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: India, population, population control

Bizarre suggestion from health minister

India re-colonised: the march of Western values

Anjalee Lewis | 29 July 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: homosexuality, India
The legalizing of homosexual relationships by a Delhi court shows that a global, secular culture is gaining ground.

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