November 29, 2010

New Report in Times of India on Gender Imbalance in India

Purchasing Brides!
HANDIGARH: Haryana, reeling under a skewed sex ratio, is faced with yet another startling fact – an NGO has found that girls are being "bought" and brought to Haryana from 20 states across the country. The state's sex ratio stands at 837 in the 0-6 years age group, its lowest in the last five years and second only to Punjab.

Read more: In Haryana, get a bride for Rs 1,000 from Bihar - The Times of India