Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 10
Political Science
Solutions
5. (A) Can you identify your State on this map? What is the child sex ratio in it? How is it different from others with a different colour?

Question:

(A) Can you identify your State on this map? What is the child sex ratio in it? How is it different from others with a different colour?5.

(B) Identify the States which have child sex ratio below 900?

(C) Compare this map with the poster on the next page. How do the two of them tell us about the same issue?

Answer:

(a) My state is Uttar Pradesh. Its child sex ratio is between 901 and 925 . Its range is shown in goldenrod colour.

(b) Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab and Jammu and kashmir.

(c) Both the map and poster are concerned about the decreasing trend of child sex ratio. There are reports of various kinds of harassment, exploitation and violence against women. Urban areas have become particularly unsafe for women. They are not safe even within their own home from beating, harassment and other forms of domestic violence.

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