Resources on Gender-biased sex selection

These infographics provide a brief on gender-biases sex selection in countries where UNFPA is implementing interventions to address this harmful practice including, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nepal, and Viet Nam. It covers the latest data, policies and frameworks, advocacy, and challenges and opportunities.

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These infographics provide a brief on gender-biases sex selection in countries where UNFPA is implementing interventions to address this harmful practice including, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nepal, and Viet Nam. It covers the latest data, policies and frameworks, advocacy, and challenges and opportunities.

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These infographics provide a brief on gender-biases sex selection in countries where UNFPA is implementing interventions to address this harmful practice including, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nepal, and Viet Nam. It covers the latest data, policies and frameworks, advocacy, and challenges and opportunities.

Full review

These infographics provide a brief on gender-biases sex selection in countries where UNFPA is implementing interventions to address this harmful practice including, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nepal, and Viet Nam. It covers the latest data, policies and frameworks, advocacy, and challenges and opportunities.

Full review

These infographics provide a brief on gender-biases sex selection in countries where UNFPA is implementing interventions to address this harmful practice including, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nepal, and Viet Nam. It covers the latest data, policies and frameworks, advocacy, and challenges and opportunities.

Full review

These infographics provide a brief on gender-biases sex selection in countries where UNFPA is implementing interventions to address this harmful practice including, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Nepal, and Viet Nam. It covers the latest data, policies and frameworks, advocacy, and challenges and opportunities.

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Today, around 126 million women are believed to be "missing" around the world – the result of son preference and gender-biased sex selection, a form of discrimination. What does gender-biased sex selection mean? Why and where does it take place? What can we do to address it? This infographic provides a brief overview on this harmful practice highlighting the myths around it, what has been done, and where we are seeing change

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Gender-biased sex selection has emerged since the early 1990s as a widespread practice in parts of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region and now constitutes a significant challenge to the countries affected.

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NEW DELHI: Fears on the rampant use of pre-natal sex determination technology in rural areas have been confirmed with census data indicating that child sex ratio (CSR) fell far more sharply in villages than in urban areas in the last decade. According to provision data on population, though the urban CSR is far worse than that in rural areas, the fall in CSR in rural areas is around four times than that in urban areas.

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India’s 2011 census revealed a growing imbalance between the numbers of girls and boys aged 0–6 years, which we postulate is due to increased prenatal sex determination with subsequent selective abortion of female fetuses. We aimed to establish the trends in sex ratio by birth order from 1990 to 2005 with three nationally representative surveys and to quantify the totals of selective abortions of girls with census cohort data.

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