Infanticide sentence example
The southern and western peoples still practise infanticide as regards children born on several unlucky days in each month.
Many of these are girls abandoned by their families female infanticide is still an issue.
They value children, and seldom practised infanticide, and cannibalism was rare.
To prevent the breaking down of their properties, the necessary consequence of this law of inheritance, there is no doubt that infanticide was common among them, and that it extended to the male as well as the female progeny, but it has been put down by the Infanticide Rules, which provide for the registration of Jareja children.
Thus the Brahmans were offended at the prohibition of suttee and female infanticide, the execution of Brahmans for capital offences, the re-marriage of widows, the spread of missionary effort and the extension of Western education.Advertisement
As among their kinsfolk the Tahitians, debauchery was systematized and infanticide an organized institution.
Legal and church records, folklore and literature suggest that infanticide was also common in medieval Britain and the rest of Europe.
He gained some notoriety in 1650 by restoring to life a woman who had been hanged for infanticide.
Many other ancient cultures of the East and elsewhere also practiced infanticide.
If his evidence is accepted, infanticide may be as old as modern humankind.Advertisement
The doctrines of Sikhism as set forth in the Granth are that it prohibits idolatry, hypocrisy, class exclusiveness, the concremation of widows, the immurement of women, the use of wine and other intoxicants, tobacco-smoking, infanticide, slander and pilgrimages to the sacred rivers and tanks of the Hindus; and it inculcates loyalty, gratitude for all favours received, philanthropy, justice, impartiality, truth, honesty and all the moral and domestic virtues upheld by Christianity.
They founded agricultural societies and savings' banks, and helped to abolish suttee, infanticide and other cruelties.
Of schoolyard atrocities, infanticide and airplanes flying into buildings.
Although heartily I recommend it, I would also recommend not committing infanticide on it like we did and let it age a bit longer (2-3 years).
Infanticide was universally recognized.Advertisement
Everywhere infanticide prevailed; in some of the smaller islands it was regulated by law in order to prevent over-population.
The standard of morality is low; women are practically slaves, and infanticide was formerly common.
Infanticide was practised to some extent, the children destroyed being chiefly females.
Among primitive savage races abortion is practised to a far less extent than infanticide, which offers a simpler way of getting rid of inconvenient progeny.
It can hardly be doubted that this custom has been largely responsible for the crime of female infanticide, formerly so prevalent in India; as it also probably is to some extent for infant marriages, still too common in some parts of India, especially Bengal; and even for the all but universal repugnance to the re-marriage of widows, even when these had been married in early childhood and had never joined their husbands.Advertisement
They are cannibals, infanticide is common, and head Guadalcanal of the Spanish discoverers.