80% of India’s Districts Have Declining Sex Ratios.

Jan. 3, 2007: In another indication of just how serious the problem of missing girl-children in India really is, a new report by Unicef finds that child sex ratios have declined in all but three Indian states and union territories.

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Punjab Village Bucks Foeticide Trend

A small, nondescript village in the central Doaba region of India’s northern Punjab state has successfully turned the tide over the high number of male births.  The village of Lakhanpal proudly stands out with nearly 1,400 girls born for every 1,000 boys, figures show.

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