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In Northern India, skewed sex ratios, female feticide and higher child mortality rates for girls have become serious concern. The female child mortality as a result of son preference have increased during the last several decades. Since families cannot know the sex of the fetus due to Indian government policies, they now 'neglect' girl child to ensure there are few survivors. Survival chances of second and third daughters are plunging neglecting healthcare and nutrition has become tool for death as 'good riddance'.