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female infanticide in china

The People's Republic of China and its predecessors have a history of ...

wikipedia - 17 Sep 2016
The People's Republic of China and its predecessors have a history of female infanticide spanning 2000 years. Worldwide, the practice of infanticide has been practiced since antiquity for the purpose of population control. It is an unsanctioned method of family planning that has been condoned for centuries in the area until recent times. The phenomenon is also referred to as female gendercide; however, the word gendercide can be used for both sexes.
female infanticide in china

What are the consequences of India's falling sex ratio?

The Hindu - 03 Mar 2018
Till the 1970s, female infanticide was the preferred way of killing the girl child, notes a review in the journal Genetics in Medicine. But in the Seventies, sex selection technologies like amniocentesis came about, in which doctors can test the ...
female infanticide in china

UN: Rohingya Children Face Perpetual Life in Limbo - 23 Feb 2018
In countries with a history of female infanticide, the modern practice of sex-selective abortion is often discussed as a closely related issue. In several nations such as China, India and Pakistan, female infanticide remains to be a major cause of ...
female infanticide in china

Being Woman = Being Unequal

Tehelka (satire) (press release) - 01 Mar 2018
Nobel Prize-winning Indian economist Amartya Sen had in an essay written in 1990 for The New York Review of Books thrown light on the phenomenon of the country's 'missing women' — over a hundred million women were simply 'missing' or had been ...
female infanticide in china

Female infanticide: the dark side of China's obsession with luck

South China Morning Post - 10 Nov 2016
In traditional Chinese society, however, the concept that one's upbringing could be a cause for waywardness was dismissed, both by parents and other family members, as deeply unfilial. To acknowledge – much less accept – the key role that nurture plays ...
female infanticide in china

North Korea exports women to China

Fox News - 12 Dec 2017
“Historically, the largest influence in female migration from North Korea to China has been sex trafficking and marriages,” said Sokeel Park, the Seoul-based director of research and strategy for Liberty in North Korea, an organization that helps ...
female infanticide in china

Diary of a Little Woman | Female Lives Matter

The Hindu - 27 Jan 2018
He said that female infanticide happens mostly in India, Pakistan and China. In China, the babies were either drowned or left in the open. In the olden days, people would leave them at 'baby towers' built by Buddhist monks, where the kids would be ...
female infanticide in china

China's long history of female infanticide

Times of India - 14 Jun 2016
NEW DELHI: Faced with shortages, China's sperm banks are appealing to young Chinese men to donate their sperm, and some of them are willing to offer iPhones and cash rewards of $1,000 in exchange for a few million gametes, reported the New York Times ...
female infanticide in china

The New York Times keeps whitewashing communism's crimes

Washington Post - 10 Nov 2017
In “How Did Women Fare in China's Communist Revolution?” Helen Gao recalls her grandmother “talking with joyous peasants from the newly collectivized countryside” and writes that “for all its flaws, the Communist revolution taught Chinese women to ...
female infanticide in china

Monkey Clones Created in the Lab. Now What?

National Geographic - 24 Jan 2018
Growing Population of Crayfish Has One Female Ancestor · Watch 'Pom-Pom' Crabs Fight with Anemone-Tipped Claws. “It gives this sense that animals are disposable and commodities for us to use,” says Kathleen Conlee, vice president of animal research ...

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