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Sex Ratio at birth improved by 19 points at National level


  • The Women and Child Development Ministry has taken various measures to ensure development, care and protection of women and children. 
  • The Bill on Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2021 has been introduced in Lok Sabha this month for raising the age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 years. 
  • The Ministry said, Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme is being implemented across India, covering 640 districts to address the issue of declining child sex ratio.