Houston, Jun 8 (PTI)
Under cultural pressure to have sons, some Indian immigrant women are using reproductive technologies and liberal abortion policies in the US to abort female foetuses, according to a study conducted by University of California.
The women used sperm sorting or in-vitro fertilisation and implanted only the male embryos. Others aborted female foetuses.
WASHINGTON: The United States has said that it supports the right to peaceful assembly, but it considers New Delhi's action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev as "an internal Indian issue at this point." "We've seen the various media reports about the incident. We consider it an internal Indian issue at this point," State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters when asked to comment about Ramdev's forcible removal from an anti-graft mass agitation.
Washington, D.C. (April 28, 2011) - The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) strongly criticized the listing of India, the world’s largest secular democracy, with the likes of Russia, Afghanistan, and Cuba, on a U.S. State Department advisory group’s “watch list” of violators of religious freedom. The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) announced its censure of India for the third consecutive year at a news conference held at the National Press Club earlier today.