Asian fertility video An informative video showing the steep decline in the fertility rate in Asia.
China’s one-child policy to be relaxed The Chinese Government has slightly relaxed the notorious one-child policy.
Modern Day Slavery There are still 30 million slaves in the world today.
India’s Slums All of India's slums are now included in the national census: the results are somewhat surprising.
Ramadan Carols - Wishing for a Boy In Central Asia, there are some Ramadan carols that say a lot about prevailing attitudes to girl babies.
Vanishing Females in Vietnam Is Vietnam heading down the same rocky road as China by allowing sex-selective abortion?
China wakes up to consequences of one-child policy The penny has finally dropped for the Chinese
government. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has admitted that
gender imbalance because of its draconian one-child policy is a serious
problem. In a report in the Chinese newspaper Global Times,
demographers Wang Guangzhou and Wang Yuesheng sketched some of China’s
Is India winning its war against gendercide?
A badly skewed sex ratio in the Indian capital, Delhi, has suddenlycorrected itself, according to official figures. In the period from2005 to 2007, only 871 girls were born in Delhi for every 1000 boys,but last year the ratio had changed to 1004 girls per 1000 boys, theRegistrar Generals records show.
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