Abandonment of girl child still a problem in India

Despite a law that prohibits leaving children, young girls continue to be victims of abandonment. The National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) report 2021 shows, 209 people who abandoned children were charge-sheeted under Section 317 IPC. Delhi records the highest incidences of child abandonment followed by Karnataka and Gujarat. The Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) says […]

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