Abortion and Gendercide By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera Nearly thirty years ago, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen wrote an essay in the New York Review of Books entitled “More than 100 Million Women are Missing.” Sen didn’t mean “missing” as in “missing person.” He meant that in places like China and his native India there …Continue reading "Where Have All the Women Gone?"
Government policies + sex-selection abortions multiple impact of cultural preference for boys By Dave Andrusko When the first eight words of a story are “Nothing like this has happened in human history,” it gets your attention. The rest of Simon Denyer’s and Annie Gowen’s first paragraph in their Washington Post story tells you what and …Continue reading "Gigantic imbalance among the sexes in China and India"
More than 11 million of these, owing to sex-selective abortion. Could be as high as 16.9 million. By Jonathan Abbamonte Millions of women have gone missing from India’s population due to persistent, deep-seated male bias and extreme son preference. According to a recent report from the Government of India, a staggering 63 million women are …Continue reading "Missing in India: 63 million women"
WASHINGTON, D.C. Women’s Rights Without Frontiers will carry an 8-foot banner to “End Gendercide” – the sex-selective abortion of baby girls — in China, at the March for Life today in Washington, D.C. “The United States has about one million abortions a year,” Reggie Littlejohn, President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, stated. “For every abortion …Continue reading "Raising a banner to save baby girls in China at March for Life D.C."
By Mike Schouten * Canada is a nation that has long promoted the right to equal protection and equal benefit of the law. The unfair discrimination against females as manifested by sex-selective abortions is something Canadians don’t tolerate and I believe parliament ought to condemn this misogynistic practice. * A comprehensive study , published in …Continue reading "Helpful Talking Points when talking to Canadians about gendercide"
By Paul Stark Some people argue that gender equality requires legalized abortion. After all, the challenges of pregnancy and childbirth fall on women but not on men. Only with access to abortion, then, can women be truly equal and free to determine the course of their lives. “Pregnancy and childbirth … serve to restrict women’s …Continue reading "Gender equality argument for abortion does not withstand scrutiny"
By Xavier Symons Indian authorities have discovered 19 aborted fetuses dumped in plastic bags in the western state of Maharashtra, as officials continue a major investigation into illegal sex-selective abortion in the country. The fetuses were discovered in a sewer near a local medical clinic suspected of carrying out illegal abortions and have been sent …Continue reading "Fears of Indian gendercide after fetuses found in sewer"
Editor’s note. This appeared yesterday on the pro-life blog weneedalaw.ca and is reposted with permission. On this, International Women’s Day, we do well to consider: what are we as a nation doing to address gender-based violence? Last week Canada committed $20 million to a hastily organized “International Abortion Fund” so that women in developing countries would …Continue reading "Are Canadian dollars contributing to gender-based violence?"
Editor’s note. This come from SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned that sex-selective abortion is seriously skewing the ratio of men to women in Armenia, according to Yahoo News. The UNFPA reported that in 2012, there were 114 boys born for every 100 girls; the …Continue reading "UN: Gendercide abortion means Armenia is heading towards “demographic crisis”"
By Reggie Littlejohn, president, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers (WRWF) Some missing girls may be hidden, but sex-selective abortion and abandonment are still very serious problems in China. An article came out in the Washington Post yesterday entitled, “Researchers may have ‘found’ many of China’s 30 million missing girls.” The researchers – John Kennedy of the …Continue reading "Have researchers really “found” many of China’s 30 million missing girls?"
By Michael Cook The problem of gendercide has spread from India to Canada, researchers claim in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). A statistical analysis of births in Ontario found that the male-to-female sex ratio at birth — which ranges between 1.03 to 1.07 naturally — is as high as 1.96 if an Indian-born woman …Continue reading "Gendercide becomes an issue in Canada"
By Xavier Symons In these pages we have published a number of stories documenting the practice of sex-selective abortion in India and China; it is, however, not restricted to these countries. Rates of sex-selective abortion in Nepal are incredibly high, even though the practice is technically prohibited and hardly ever mentioned in Western media. One …Continue reading "The scary advance of gendercide in Nepal"