The 2011 census reveals that Gujarat has managed to halt the speedy
decline in child sex ratio in the previous decade, but it still has a long way to
go as the current ratio is below the national average. The declining child sex ratio
was a challenge for the State so joint actions of Government with the civil society
was taken up in a campaign mode `beti Vadhaao andolan'. Government roped in community
leaders, religious leaders, women's groups and NGOs for this.