By- Akanksha gaur :’Science has given to this generation the means of unlimited disaster or of unlimited progress, there will remain a greater task of directing knowledge lastingly towards the purpose of human good’, this observation made by "Sir Winston Churchill" holds true at a time when we are rampantly misusing technology for a sinister purpose.
So steeped is the Indian society in patrilineage $ patriarchal attributes that it is using a new scientific technology like "Amniocentesis" meant to monitor fetal health or detect fetal malformation in order to determine the gender of a child. Gender detection of an unborn child is a deplorable practice going unabated in the society so that the female fetus can be terminated.
While the news of the fetus being ‘male’ sends waves of jubilation in the family, the news of the female fetus sounds death knell for thousands of innocent lives. It throws the expectant couple into despair & gloom. What then follows is a conspiracy & gruesome murder by the very people who are supposed to be the guardians of the unborn child. The doctors who brutally terminate pregnancy for a few hundred rupees have either sold their souls to devil r consider girls the children of lesser God. It was said by "Mother Teresa" that "Abortion is the greatest destroyer of peace because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you & you to kill me? There is nothing between." It is with great regret that I reiterate that I reiterate that in a land where –
"Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped for wealth,
Durga for courage,
Saraswati for knowledge,
A ‘Girl’ is murdered before coming out of the cage".