Gendercide of Girls Increases Worldwide

Behind the Veil| In some areas of Punjab, among high castes, the ratio of girls to boys was 300 to 1,000. This fact is a staggering statistic, one that represents the worst example of gendercide in India and it’s occurring in the upper class.

Ultrasound scans which can detect the sex of babies have contributed to a massive rise in abortions of female fetuses in cultures which value males much more highly.

In China and Northern India, and also in China, more than 120 boys are now being born for every 100 girls - up from  an imbalance of 108 boys to every 100 girls in the 1980s, according to statistics published in The Economist.

For now: Gender selection: In India, abortion of girls on the rise The Christian Science Monitor