Maneka Recommends Registering Sex of Foetus

  • Maneka Gandhi said registering of foetus will compel the families to go through with the pregnancy.
  • Currently India’s strategy to combat declining sex ratios prohibits ultrasonography for the purpose of determining the sex of the foetus.
  • Ms. Gandhi’s suggestion contradicts this law, and the principle of not determining the sex of the foetus.
  • She was speaking to the media at the All India Conference of Regional Editors in Jaipur, on Monday.