Joseph Meaney

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Well over 40 percent of the world’s annual births are occurring in countries where a girl is far less likely to be born than a boy. For more than 30 years, “son preference,” a euphemism in societies where ultrasound scans commonly are used to find female fetuses for the purpose of aborting them, has silently created a demographic crisis for the modern world. How is it possible that “100 million ‘missing’ girls,” a recent headline from the Boston Globe, could happen without major institutions and organizations worldwide mobilizing to fight it?

Amartya Sen, the Nobel Prize-winning Indian economist, raised the alarm about missing women in a controversial 1990 article in the New York Review of Books.…  Seguir leyendo »