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Uses the tools of investigative reporting to expose the imperatives that drive this horrific phenomenon She unravels an appalling story of deeply embedded and destructive patriarchal beliefs disempowered women who have no claim on their own bodies and the active complicity of a ruthless and callous medical and social system This book makes it chillingly clear that the macabre practice of eliminating female foetuses spells doom for our sons as well as our daughters and is bound to have a disastrous impact on future generatio. Disappearing Daughters is so much informative and hard hitting bookI m sure this book ll make u think about this issue deeply and maybe spur you on to take actionagainst this inhuman behavior

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Red to most other countries but we now live in a time when a systematic extermination of an entire gender is taking place right before our eyes Until the 1980s women and girls were dying either of neglect or were killed soon after they were born Today the horrifying reality is that thanks to advances in medical technology they are now eliminated while still in the womb Female foeticide has become an organized crime and the ultrasound machine has mutated into an instrument of murder In Disappearing Daughters Gita Aravamudan.

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Now they no longer feed them paddy husk or poisoned milkthey stifle them with a pillow or with a cloth Kanchamma a midwife from Alligundam village in Tamil Nadu We knew the doctor at the scan centre andwent to the clinic that he suggested and had the foetus removed The next two times were also okay except that I got very tired and had to give up my job My husband said having a son was important than having a job Renu from Chandigarh who has had four abortions in five years India has historically had a deficit of women compa. Very very powerful So much information so much heart rending information It really illustrates how bad the situation is in India I like the fact that the person who wrote this did so much research interviewing so many people who were involved in sex selection abortion It also touches on infanticide in the history of infanticide in India So the conclusion she came to her surprising that sex selection abortions are commonest among the most educated women and men She also went into the conseuences of having a society that is skewed with men than women with men unable to find wives It talked about polyandry and about villages buying brides and then treating them as slaves and son producing machines I am very glad that this author wrote this book with so much information but I m not sure what to do about the problem

  • Paperback
  • 188
  • Disappearing Daughters
  • Gita Aravamudan
  • English
  • 17 June 2018
  • 9780143101703

About the Author: Gita Aravamudan

Gita Aravamudan was born in Bangalore She started her journalistic career at Hindustan Times New Delhi at a time when there were very few women in journalism She has also worked with and written for Indian Express India Today Sunday Filmfare Femina Illustrated Weekly and Sunday Midday Her first book Voices in My Blood was published in 1990 Her second book Disappearing Daughters The



8 thoughts on “Disappearing Daughters

  1. says:

    A shocking and chilling study of systematic extermination of womenSome books are shocking some are provocative and some a

  2. says:

    Very very powerful So much information so much heart rending information It really illustrates how bad the situation is in India I like the fact that the person who wrote this did so much research interviewing so many people who were involved in sex selection abortion It also touches on infanticide in the history of infanticide in India So the conclusion she came to her surprising – that sex selection aborti

  3. says:

    My wife and I have done a bit of research for our film Petals In The Dust which covers female infanticide and the the rising gender imbalance in India and we found Disappearing Daughters an invaluable read A fascinating read Disappearing daughters is both personal and briskly paced Gita Aravamudan takes the reader through her thought process from her assumptions of poverty and lack of education to the reality of the situation it is not just

  4. says:

    They wanted you before you were conceived They wanted you before you were bornThe day you are bornthey got to know its you a valuable thing and for which they are not worth of itA book with unwrapped facts felt it would be a lie and not truth

  5. says:

    wonderful and heart wrenching

  6. says:

    Disappearing Daughters is so much informative and hard hitting bookI'm sure this book'll make u think about this issue deeply and maybe spur you on to take actionagainst this inhuman behavior

  7. says:

    Mind boggling and helpless

  8. says:

    The author has done an excellent investigative study to produce this book Very very shocking to read about society's gender preference puttin

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