International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016


Negative Change in Sex Ratio: A Burning Issue in Ahmednagar District (Maharashtra)

Sandip Sasane [2] | Swati Wabale


Abstract: Declining Sex Ratio is one of the burning issues not only Ahmednagar District but also many districts of India. This issue putting adverse impact on society therefore in present study attempted has been made to statistically analysis of sex ratio of Ahmednagar District during 1951 to 2011 for understanding changing pattern of sex ratio. The results are shocking all 14 tehsils of district had recorded negative sex ratio but Sangamner, Newasa, Pathardi and Karjat tehsils were recorded high negative change during 1951 to 2011. There is urgent need to change the pattern of sex ratio with putting some steps like to take strong action against the illegal ultrasound centres, strictly implementation of the Anti- Dowry Act, to improve the girl child chances of survival with providing nutritional food and empowerment of women.


Keywords: Sex Ratio, Negative Change, Burning Issue, child Anti- Dowry Act, Girl


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,


Pages: 1660 - 1663


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Sandip Sasane, Swati Wabale, "Negative Change in Sex Ratio: A Burning Issue in Ahmednagar District (Maharashtra)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016, pp. 1660-1663, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV164630

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