Offences under this act include conducting or helping in the conduct of prenatal diagnostic technique in the unregistered units, sex selection on a man or woman, conducting PND test for any purpose other than the one mentioned in the act, sale, distribution, supply, renting etc. of any ultra sound machine or any other equipment capable of detecting sex of the fetus.

Dhenkanal district suffers from a high degree of disparity among male and female child born, alarmingly 1000:906 (2015-16). Creating awareness and keeping a vigil on practitioners were two ways to prevent it.

Sensitization workshop on Female Feticide (PC & PNDT ACT)

SOVA is a Member of Dhenkanal District
Advisory Committee on PC & PNDT

To create the awareness about the female feticide, SOVA has organized sanitation workshop about PC-PNDT act in following GPs. Different resource persons from both Govt. and NGO sector were invited for these workshops.

The workshop was attended by PRI Members, SHG Member, Village Opinion leaders, retired school teachers, and local health personnel.

Details of Sensitization workshop on Female Feticide conducted.

Geography covered: Tumusinga, Kantapal, Kantio Putasahi and Kantio Kateni grampanchayats in Kamakhyanagar block of Dhenkanal district.

Date

Venue

# of

Participants

Methodology adopted

Remarks

12.12.2015

RGBNS Kendra, Tumusinga

25

Lectureship/

Leaflet distribution/

Documentary Film Show

Participants were aware on their area present status.

 

Participants were committed to sensitize the public on importance of sex ratio

18.12.2015

Srimula

25

27.01.2016

Kantapal GP HQ

26

12.03.2016

Community Centre, Dhobabahali

25

14.03.2016

Kaliahata Community Centre

28

15.03.2016

Kantio Kateni

26

16.03.2016

Kantio Putasahi

25

17.03.2016

Kairakana

30

18.03.2016

Gangijodi

27

19.03.2016

Julang

25