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Insights from Outside BJOG: Sex Selection in India

Citation

Kent, Athol; Kirtley, Shona; & Thorp, John M., Jr. (2013). Insights from Outside BJOG: Sex Selection in India. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 120(10), 1163-1167.

Abstract

The latest Indian census shows that the practice of sex selection is continuing unabated. In the last 10 years the numbers of girls born per 1000 boys has dropped from 927 to 914. This is further evidence of termination of pregnancies because the fetus is female.

URL

https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.12423

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2013

Journal Title

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Author(s)

Kent, Athol
Kirtley, Shona
Thorp, John M., Jr.