Writ Petition (civil) 301 of 2000
Centre for Enquiry Into Health And Allied Themes (CEHAT) & Others
Union of India & Others
DATE OF JUDGMENT: 10/09/2003
M.B. SHAH & ASHOK BHAN.
It is an admitted fact that in Indian Society, discrimination against girl child still prevails, may be because of prevailing uncontrolled dowry system despite the Dowry Prohibition Act, as there is no change in the mind-set or also because of insufficient education and/or tradition of women being confined to household activities. Sex selection/sex determination further adds to this adversity. It is also known that number of ...