The face of gendercide vi Cry Beloved Country’s Blog


The face of gendercide.

When she was six weeks pregnant, Dr. Khurana learned that she was carrying twins. Her husband and parents-in-law immediately began pressuring her to get an ultrasound to learn the sex of the babies. Dr. Khurana refused. (Though widely practiced, sex determination during an ultrasound is illegal in India, because of their epidemic of sex-selection abortions: More than 700 babies are aborted in India each day simply because they are female.)

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