It is the no. of females then to per 1000 males
Sex Ratio refers to the no. of males per thousand females. It was unfavourable for females in India as earlier the birth of female was considered as a sin. Almost all the humans wanted a male to take birth so that he can continue the family in the future. As no one wanted a female so many crimes were offended like ------- Female infanticide, female foeticide. The sex of the child was checked before the birth and if it was a female then she was killed then and there. Birth of a girl appeared as a curse for people and whenever a boy use to take birth it was very greatly celebrated. A mother use to cry for all this. This was how females suffered a lot in the past.
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