Gendercide


The ongoing hypocrisy of choice

Mariette Ulrich | 25 February 2012

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”.


India’s national shame: disposable girls

Mariette Ulrich | 26 May 2011
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.

Fighting gendercide, one baby girl at a time

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2010
A curious and tragic disconnect marks India’s attitude to its female population. One third of the seats in the Indian Parliament are now occupied by women, but the practice of female feticide and female infanticide remains widespread.
 

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