Spatio-temporal Trends of Female Discrimination in Tamil Nadu, South India: a Case Study of Salem and Dharmapuri Districts, 1961-1991


The sex ratio (SR) is employed as a good expression of the status of women in a society. It is the result of sex ratio at birth (SRB) and of differential mortality according to sex and migrations. Yet, the juvenile sex ratio (JSR, for 0-6 years population) is generally not influenced by migration, which is very moderate in these age groups; it is… (More)


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