Another Unwanted Baby Girl Thrown Out of Moving Train

11 March, 2015. Ranchi

A four month old infant girl was flung out of a moving train. She had been stuffed into a plastic container because of which she survived, though she fractured her arm. The police haven’t located the family yet.

6-month-old baby #girl #raped in Gujarat, #India

3 December 2014, Gujarat

A 6 month old baby girl was raped by a person known to the family. The man has been arrested and charged.

Unwanted as she’s a girl, she was abandoned at the hospital

01 November 2014 Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu

A few hours after her birth her parents left her with the nursing staff and checked out of the hospital. The police are trying to trace down the parents, but would it be a good idea to hand her back to them given they don’t want her as she’s a girl? There is no law in India that prioritizes the safety of girls who are unwanted to protect them from their parents. 1 million girls are killed in India up to the age of 1 year, and another 7 million are killed between 1-6 years.

Four Day Old Infant Girl Thrown Out of Moving Car – via Times of #India on Mobile

12 October 2014, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

A 4 day old infant girl was thrown out of the window of a moving car. The baby survived but was critically injured and is in intensive care. The police are examining CCTV footage to identify the car.  This region has a very low child sex ratio for girls. More details in the link below.

#Murdered in Cold-blood, only Because She was born a #Girl!

Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, Jan 11, 2014

A new born baby was found murdered on a river bed.  Her mouth and nose had been sealed with plaster, and she had been suffocated to death.  It’s being investigated as a case of female infanticide.

Three Hours old #Baby #Girl Dumped in the Toilet in #Ludhiana

Jan 04, 2014, Ludhiana

A newborn girl was found wrapped up in a plastic bag and dumped in the toilet of a hospital.  A local NGO is currently taking care of her, while the police are searching for the parents.

Baby Afreen Breathes Her Last: Killed by her Dad For Being Born A Girl!

Bangalore, April 11, 2012

Three-month-old Neha Afreen Banu, who suffered grievous physical injuries inflicted by her father, breathed her last on Wednesday in Bangalore Vanivilas Hospital. She died after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Afreen, born on January 17, 2012 was tortured by her father Omar Farooq who was upset that Afreen was a girl and not a boy.   Medical reports indicate that Afreen was a victim of shaken baby syndrome (child abuse caused by intentional shaking), she suffered very deep internal injuries including neck dislocation and subarachnoid haemorrhage (bleeding in the brain),  and intraocular haemorrhage (bleeding in the eyeball) due to the head injury.  Besides suffering from respiratory attack, convulsions, melena (stool with blood discharge), Afreen also had cigarette burns and bite marks on her body. Report here
A few weeks ago, another infant girl, baby Falak similarly battered, struggled for her life and died in a hospital in Delhi. Report here

Set on Fire For Giving Birth To A Girl

Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 14 September 2011.

Meetu, a 28-year-old woman was, set on fire and killed by her husband and in-laws for giving birth to a girl and not fulfilling their demands for dowry.  Read the report here.

Thrown Out of The House For Giving Birth To A Girl

Raipur, Bihar, 20 December, 2008.

Twenty eight-year-old Sona Kashyap was thrown out of the house by her husband Deepak early this month after she delivered a girl despite having undergone an operation. Read the report here

Woman’s Nose Chopped Off For Having A Girl

Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.

Kunti, a 23 year-old woman said she was beaten by her husband Shyam Behari, a carpenter by profession, who in a fit of anger attacked her with a butcher’s knife after learning of the news of a second daughter.”He wanted a boy, but I gave birth to a girl and that’s why he got agitated and chopped off my nose.” Read the report here

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