Son Preference

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

Michael Cook | 18 March 2011
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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