Female Genocide in India and the 50 Million Missing Campaign by Rita Banerji

Even before I had initiated ‘The 50 Million Missing Campaign’ in December 2006,[1] it was clear that one of the toughest challenges for the campaign would be to overcome public scepticism both within and outside India, about the veracity of its claim. How could fifty million plus women just disappear from a country in a period that spans less than a century  [2] That number is about the size of the entire populations of Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Portugal put together.

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