The NAC in April last year had made six recommendations for a national policy for improving sex ratio at birth, the principal among them was strengthening the legal regime by enacting new laws and reviewing existing ones like dowry prohibition law and laws related to rape.
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SRB stands for Sex Ratio at Birth
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Partnership status and the human sex ratio at birth.
This study also compares, at each parity, the sex ratio at birth of the last-born child of women who stopped childbearing with the corresponding ratio for women who continued to the next parity.
Under normal circumstances, the sex ratio at birth usually ranges from 102-106 live male births per 100 live female births.
It is an all too frequent scene in Albania where the Council of Europe, the continent's 47-member state democracy and rights watchdog, warns that sex selective abortions have led to boys outnumbering girls 112 to 100 -- out of sync with the biological standard sex ratio at birth of 104-106 males to every 100 females.
com Unnautural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men provided a vivid examination of the natural sex ratio at birth and how that is changing.
The sex ratio at birth also varies between different populations.
Although gender-selection abortions are illegal in China, the practice remains widespread and has led to a skewed sex ratio at birth in China with 119 males born for every 100 females.