Over 23 million girls killed by sex-selective abortion
New research indicates that sex-selective abortions may have resulted in the deaths of more than 23 million girls around the world.
Research from the National University of Singapore, reported in the New Scientist, found that since sex-selective abortion became readily available in the 1970s, male births dominated in twelve countries.
The majority of â€śmissingâ€ť females are in China and India.
Unnatural selection causes a lot of problems for countriesâť—
Maura Elizabeth Cunningham wrote: Largely as a result of sex-selective abortions, Asia today is short of 160 million women. They have disappeared silently over several decades, but their absence can be seen in classrooms filled with boys, in huddles of bachelors on city streets and in higher rates of bride trafficking and prostitution elicited by growing numbers of sexually frustrated men....