International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part A (2018)
Declining child sex ratio in Jalgaon district: A major threat to social health
The aim of the present paper is to throw light on the declining child sex ratio in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. It also endeavors to suggest some recommendations over the issue. The data is obtained from 2001 and 2011 Primary Census abstracts of the districts Child sex ratio is calculated for the age group of 0-60 years with simple formula. The results suggests decline is child sex ratio throughout the study region. The decline is higher in Erandol, Dharangaon and Pachora tehsils while it is the least in Bhusawal tehsil. Some serious measures are to be implemented to combat this burning problem otherwise it may a serious social issue in future and its intensity will also be more. Certain suggestions are also listed at the end.
How to cite this article:
Jaywantrao G Patil. Declining child sex ratio in Jalgaon district: A major threat to social health. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(5):19-22.