In other words, the poorest families are typically less bound by cultural expectations and norms, and women tend to have more freedom to become family breadwinners out of necessity. MacPherson claims this media campaign was not effective because some perceived this as an attack on their character, leading to many becoming closed off, rather than opening a dialogue about the issue.
Part of a series on. There are no federal laws restricting abortion in Canada, but provincial laws vary.
The Review of Economic Studies. The incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy in India, The Uttarkashi district administration has marked the villages as a "red zone" and a team of 25 officials has been formed to investigate the matter. She will be threatened by her family and husband. Son preference and sex composition of children: Evidence from India.
Prior to the widespread availability of ultrasound, couples in India sought to achieve their desired number of sons by having more children, practicing traditional methods believed to increase their chances of conceiving a son, or by practicing postnatal sex selection.
In India today, approximately boys are born for every girls. India will have approximately 6. We are seeking amendments in the present law to make families equally liable for the offense. Studies have shown that NGOs can have a real impact on reducing the practice of sex selection.
The government must ensure that all ultrasound clinics are registered, and that accurate, up-to-date records are kept. And, our social media outreach has brought the pro-life message of hope to millions, another record for you and your work with us!
BBC News Online. The funding sources had no role in the study design, conduct, data collection, analysis, or interpretation. Our results are consistent with reports that ultrasound and abortions are far more common in second and third order births than in firstborns.