Monday, December 02, 2002

Valuing Women

To put the "Girlism" debate into a little global perspective, have a look at this article in the Washington Post about the consequences of sexual selection (literally) in India.

For years now, Indian families have been using ultrasound to check the sex of fetuses in the womb, and abort girls. Now the natural consequences of this widespread social phenomenon are making themselves felt, particularly in Haryana ~ a state where the education and income levels make the practice particularly prevalent...

[I still can't post more than a few words at a time... please see here for more. Sorry.]

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