Female feticide may be entering the global market

By Deborah Brancic

As the world watches, China’s population growth is slowing to a stutter, brought on by the government’s self-instituted one-child policy, first introduced in 1978. More and more Chinese parents are pressed to choose whether to have a son or a daughter, and as a result, a greater number of female fetuses are being aborted on an epic scale. What is most disturbing, however, is that the phenomenon seems to be spreading. Asian immigrants to other nations bring with them the self-imposed view that having a son, rather than a daughter, is a necessary means for retirement. Continue reading

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