Sex ratio

The male-biased Indian sex ratio at birth is distinctly sharpened for the last child of the family.

Population curbs will hit sex ratio

3 min read . 21 Aug 2019
Globally, more males than females are born but because of higher survival chances, more females survive compared to males. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

India’s deepening gender imbalance

4 min read . 09 Jun 2017
An analysis of census data suggests that women also have lower chances of remarrying than men. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

How women remarry in India

2 min read . 18 Jun 2016
Photo: Getty Images<br />

Is Kerala really safe for women?

3 min read . 04 May 2016
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

India’s problem with the girl child

3 min read . 04 May 2016