Sex-Selection Abortion

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18 states file brief supporting Tennessee's discrimination abortion ban

Nov 20, 2020

An 18-state coalition filed a brief this week supporting a Tennessee law banning abortions based on an unborn child’s race,... Read more

Why is gendercide wrong and screening for Down syndrome okay, advocates ask

Mar 4, 2017

Is it ok to abort a baby who has been diagnosed with Down syndrome? What about if you find out... Read more

Report: Baby girls are being targeted for abortion in the West

Apr 16, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The problem of sex-selective abortion is not limited to China and India, but is increasing in communities within Western countries,... Read more

UK push to ban gender-based abortions hailed as pro-woman

Nov 6, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

The British Parliament's move to ban sex-selective abortion is a move to defend women's rights – including the right to... Read more

Sleeping Baby, by Vera Kratochvil (CC0 1.0).

Australian doctor under fire for refusing sex-based abortion

Oct 12, 2013

A Catholic doctor in Australia could face suspension or the loss of his license for refusing to refer a couple... Read more

Jill McElya, a human rights lawyer with the Invisible Girl Project, answers a question as Dr. Sabu M. George (R) listens on Sept 9, 2013.

Panel explores link between sex-selection, abuse of women

Sep 14, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

A recent hearing before members of the U.S. House of Representatives examined the gender imbalance in India and its connection... Read more

Rukhsana Hasib speaks with CNA on June 6, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

Bangladeshi author decries female 'gendercide' in the East

Jun 7, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A new novel by a businesswoman and author from Bangladesh is highlighting the ongoing tragedy of female “gendercide” in many... Read more