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Day 56 - The X and Y Question - Prompt

The law in the UK legislating the choosing the sex of your child, has a loophole. A women, it has been reported in The Independent today, has given birth to a daughter she selected after separating the father’s sperm into “male” and “female”. 353 more words


The Week Links: in which our blogger attends two birthday parties in one weekend.

Not that I was really invited to either, of course. Third Offspring received an invitation to a party on Saturday and another on Sunday, and I got to go along for the ride since she’s only four. 487 more words

Choosing children's sex is an exercise in sexism

by Tereza Hendl, University of Sydney

Click here to read the National Health and Medical Research Council’s view of why it’s time to consider allowing sex selection with IVF. 942 more words

Australian News

REPROHEALTHLAW Updates: Developments, Events, Resources

August 17, 2015

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'Toothless' law fails to curb female foeticide as courts refuse to jail offenders

‘Toothless’ law fails to curb female foeticide as courts refuse to jail offenders

Blame it on the unaccountability of the authorities, but the PNDT Act – which was enacted to curb female foeticide and arrest the declining gender ratio in India – has turned into a farce. 422 more words

Female Feticide

Female foeticide, India's 'ticking bomb'

Female foeticide, India’s ‘ticking bomb’

A deep-seated cultural preference for boys is skewing India’s sex ratio and making slaves of women.

Bibipur, India – The jubilant young man’s arrival brought an abrupt halt to the card game contested by the turbaned group sitting under the tree. 958 more words

Female Feticide

Progressive: Kim Kardashian undergoes sex selection process to guarantee Kanye West a male 'heir'

The tabloids were thrilled to announce on June 10 that rapper Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian, parents of daughter North West, were expecting a baby boy. 407 more words