Save the Girl Child
Dear FOGSIANS, Greetings for the New Year. As the New Year dawns, our country stands poised to touch new heights on all fronts, but unfortunately the women of India still continue to suffer from "discrimination". At the outset I congratulate Dr. Narendra & Dr. Jaideep Malhotra for their persistent endeavor for save the Girl child Initiative. The Girl child is truly under threat today in India with its social context. First the unwanted girl as a fetus then as an infant and later as an adolescent mother. The PCPNDT act though right in its spirit has a lot
The girl child is still underprivileged and neglected and unwanted. As professionals caring for the women only, we FOGSIANS also have a huge social responsibility to change the Indian Scenario. If we are aiming to save our mothers we first need to save the girl child and somehow make the girl child feel "Wanted". The problem of women in India is complex and can be described by the word W E E E E P ( Wo m e n E m p o w e r m e n t , Education, Employment & Environment Problems). A lot of us are doing great work towards upliftment of women and will continue doing so. Let us get together FOGSIANS and make a new Indian Women Literate & Healthier & Let us reach the unreached and use our will & skill to save women's lives. Come forward
of ambiguity and this further has complicated the issue. We as a conscientious organization are greatly disturbed by the changing gender ratio in our country. We have collectively pledged that we will not indulge in this deplorable practice of sex selection. We have also created cells called DOSST (Doctors Opposing Sex Selected Termination) through which we would like to help implementation of this law. But as the law stands today we are not directly empowered to do so. In fact all of us are looked upon as culprits and many a time held as criminals for some trivial transgressions. I was fortunate to put forth the intense feelings of...