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Gendercide


We know China has a one-child policy

Sheila Liaugminas | 11 March 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: China, forced abortion, gendercide, human trafficking, one-child policy, Reggie Littlejohn, Women's Rights Without Frontiers


It’s a girl: The three deadliest words in the world

Evan Grae Davis | 30 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, gendercide, India, sex selective abortion
An estimated 200 million girls are missing. How can the world community stand by and allow gendercide to continue? asks the maker of a documentary film on this scandal.


Why is Canada’s parliament tip-toeing around sex-selective abortion?

Margaret Somerville | 09 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada, gendercide, sex-selective abortion
Debate is being stifled because the government is afraid to touch the third rail.


Advancing radical agenda

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion violence, gendercide, radical abortion agenda, UN Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations, violence against women
Sometimes, it seems like we’re dwelling in Wonderland. But some of us who are aware are doing a lot of wondering. Especially about headlines and stories that are too bizarre to make up, but too extreme to be true. Except…they are.


Fewer Girls = A More Violent World

Marcus Roberts | 27 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, gendercide, India
More on gendercide in India and China.


Wife Sharing in India

Marcus Roberts | 19 December 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gendercide, India, wife-sharing
Another pernicious consequence of gendercide in India.


Human Trafficking - The Progeny of the One Child Policy

Marcus Roberts | 12 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, gendercide, human trafficking, North Korea, one-child policy
The One Child Policy isn't merely an injustice against the unborn and their parents...


The Rhema Project

Marcus Roberts | 25 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gendercide, India, The Rhema Project
The Rhema Project is an NGO doing wonderful things to combat gendercide in India.


Bollywood and gendercide in India

Marcus Roberts | 16 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Bollywood, female feticide, gendercide, India
A Bollywood actor uses his reality TV show to highlight gendercide in India.


The ongoing hypocrisy of choice

Mariette Ulrich | 25 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gendercide, UK
So, let me get this straight: killing a fetus for no reason or any reason (even “non-medical” reasons) is okay; killing a fetus because it’s male or female is somehow suddenly “morally wrong”.


Gendercide: when choice becomes an issue

Margaret Somerville | 30 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, gendercide
Indignation over sex-selection shows that abortion is not just a private matter.


Gendercide Recognition

Marcus Roberts | 15 June 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, gendercide, India
All Girls Allowed charitable group brings attention to the issue of gender imbalance.


India’s national shame: disposable girls

Mariette Ulrich | 26 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gendercide, India
My husband and I have seven daughters. Each one is loved and cherished for the unique person that she is. It’s horrifying and mind-boggling to be reminded of how girls are regarded in some parts of the world.


India’s appalling sex ratio worsens

Michael Cook | 02 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gendercide, India
The latest figures show that India’s child sex ratio is getting even worse. The normal ratio for children between 0 and 6 is about 950 girls to 1000 boys. However, early returns for the 2011 census show that the number of girls to 1,000 boys has shrunk to 914 girls to every 1000 boys, down from 927 in 2001.


A bleak future for boys in China, India and South Korea

Michael Cook | 18 March 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, gendercide, India, sex selective abortion, son preference, South Korea
Just backing up a post by Marcus Roberts the other day, the Canadian Medical Association Journal has just published an article which claims that it will be decades before the natural sex-ratio is restored in parts of India, China and South Korea because of sex-selective abortion and son preference.


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