Indian authorities have discovered 19 aborted fetuses dumped in plastic bags in the western state of Maharashtra.
Indian immigrants bring sex-selection with them.
If banning them won't work, perhaps making them compulsory will
An attempt to highlight the on-going scandal of gendercide.
Rates of sex-selective abortion in Nepal are incredibly high, even though the practice is technically prohibited and hardly ever mentioned in Western media.
A major report on sex-ratios and abortion in India gives detailed background on the scourge of gendercide.
An international team of researchers has identified massive sex-selection problems in the Caucasus.
England's Crown Prosecution Service has decided not to bring to trial doctors who agreed to do illegal sex-selective abortions.
India and China are not the only countries with lop-sided sex ratios due to sex-selective abortions. Georgia, a former member of the USSR in the Caucasus with a population of about 4.5 million, has a distorted sex ratio at birth of 114 boys to 100 girls
Men are becoming less and less relevant to reproduction and parenting, according to an op-ed in the New York Times.
Last year, Taiwanese health authorities moved to crack down on illegal abortions, warning that doctors found guilty of the practice could have their licenses revoked. They announced on Tuesday that tougher oversight on illegal gender-selective abortions prevented almost 1,000 terminations of female foetuses last year.
After a long legal and political debate leading up to a decision by its Supreme Court in 1988, Canada has ended up as one of the few nations in the world without an abortion law. About 100,000 abortion are performed each year. But now the Canadian Medical Association Journal is calling for strict limits on abortion – if the mother wants to abortion a child simply because it is a girl.
Early returns for the 2011 census shows that the number of girls to 1,000 boys has shrunk to 914 girls to every 1000 boys, down from 927 in 2001.