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"I am trying to make a list of soooooooo many advantages a girl can have if she is born in a Western family as compared to being born in india."

Does Patriarchy combined with Patrilocality (the wife relocating to the husband’s parents’/ancestors’ home) and Patrilineal-ity (women not being permitted to have, or to pass on, names or identity of their own) 1,507 more words

Indian Homemaker

हमारी बेटी संस्कारवान है और मंत्री बनने के बावजूद पति के पांव की जूती ही है।

Roughly translates to: Our daughter has good values and despite becoming a minister, she remains the footwear of her husband’s feet. 

Indian paraya dhan’s parents who could view them as role models and be proud of them – continue to justify and make excuses for the paraya dhan’s success. 562 more words

Indian Homemaker

Sex Selection: Is it Ethical for Parents to Decide?

For centuries, expectant parents have anticipated the day the sex of their child is revealed. Now, advances in science have made this reveal a much faster process, as parents can choose their children’s sex. 515 more words

Duquesne University

Sex-Selective Abortion in Australia

Senator John Madigan currently has a bill before the Senate that, if passed, would ban Medicare funding of sex-selective abortion.  However, this bill has been indefinately postponed, after being debated in the Senate on September 25th.   272 more words


Sex Selection, Organ Allocation, and Other Controversial Topics

As promised, I now return to the continuing story of my curriculum.  I’m going to focus on Foundations of Bioethics and Society (FBS) this time, but you can get an idea of what I’ve been up to in my other course (Foundations of Social Science, Health, and Medicine) by looking at the featured picture above: that was my reading assignment for last week.   1,814 more words