How are Girls and Women Being Killed?

The 50 Million Missing Campaign identifies the following as the main causes of female genocide in India. Click on the links for more information on each cause.

Female Feticide

Female Infanticide

Deliberate Starvation and Neglect of Girls

Dowry related Murders

High Maternal Mortality Rate — due to early child marriage, repeated pregnancies and abortions to rid female fetuses.

Abandonment of Widows

Witch Hunts

Honor Killings

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