As many as 72 dead girls have been buried in the first four months of this year by Edhi Foundation alone in the metropolitan city. Families in China are aware of the critical lack of female children and its implication on marriage prospects in the future; many parents are beginning to work extra when their sons are young so that they will be able to pay for a bride for them.
There are many controversies surrounding sex-selective abortion.
The practice of prenatal sex selection has been condemned internationally. Goodkind  argues that sex-selective abortion should not be banned purely because of its discriminatory nature. It was not until ultrasonography became widely available in urban and rural China that states that ban sex selective abortion in Delta was able to be determined scientifically.
In other words, the poorest families are typically less bound by cultural expectations and norms, and women tend to have more freedom to become family breadwinners out of necessity. He reports that there is an excess of males at birth in almost all human populations, and the natural sex ratio at birth is usually between and
Kelsey Harkness is a news producer at the Daily Signal. A panel of the U. This determination was reversed by a state appeals court and the temporary restraining order remained in effect. Arizona Republican Rep. Sex selection forces us to take stock of what we believe and start saying it.
In over states signed the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development , agreeing to "eliminate all forms of discrimination against the girl child". Such practices are prevalent among some Muslim and Hindu communities in South Asia.
Planned Parenthood responded to the video by firing the staffer. One method of sex selection is sex-selective abortion. In a study, U. Abortion-rights movements Anti-abortion movements.