Sex Imbalance

Ukraine: another problem for the beleaguered nation

Marcus Roberts | 04 March 2014
Aside from Russia, Ukraine has to worry about its demographic outlook.

China has a surplus of men AND ‘leftover women’!?

Marcus Roberts | 14 August 2013
There are hundreds of thousands of 'shengnu' in China: women who cannot find husbands.

United Nations addresses falling Asian fertility and sex imbalance

Shannon Roberts | 10 September 2012
Even the United Nations, with its dire statistics about the number of babies overpopulating the earth, is now becoming worried about falling fertility rates and gender imbalance in Asia. The head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) called for countries to urgently tackle population concerns with “foresight and justice” at the Asian Population Association conference held late last month. The question will be just what the well recognised virtue, ‘justice’, means in practice.
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