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Punjab govt will soon ban the disclosure of baby’s gender during pregnancy.

Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid told ARY News that the provincial government would table a bill soon that will ban disclosure of baby’s gender during pregnancy. Dr Yasmin Rashid who has taken revolutionary measures since assuming the charge of health ministry said that the incidents of female foeticide are increasing in Pakistan so Punjab government is planning to curb the heinous act by legislation. It is pertinent to note here that Section 338 of the Pakistan Penal Code defines abortion (Isqat-i-Hamal) for…