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Sexual Selection

Darwin introduced the idea of sexual selection as a complementary to natural selection. In the living world, one sex, usually the female, invests more in reproduction process. 216 more words


Chinese-Americans gave birth to more sons than usual during the US recession

The US economic recession that began in 2008 and saw many people lose homes and jobs also led to an increase in the number of boys born to Chinese-Americans, according to a recent study in the peer-reviewed journal… 287 more words

Is there sex selection among Asian immigrants in the US?

There is a 2008 paper reported in the New York Times in 2009, which found skewed sex ratios among children of immigrants from China, Korea, and India, if their older siblings were girls, using the 2000 Census. 423 more words

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Luna Stephens – “Congratulations, it’s a girl – exactly what you ordered!”

On 14th April 2016, tabloids and Twitter feeds were full of the news that American singer John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, has welcomed a little girl into the world, Luna Stephens. 606 more words


Justice for Dr Mitu Khurana ~ Petition

Justice for Dr Mitu Khurana Petition

Dr Mitu Khurana is a doctor. Her parents are also doctors and she comes from a respected, educated family. Dr Mitu Khurana has been fighting against the discrimination towards her daughters and harassment towards her by her in laws. 181 more words

Female Feticide

India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

India’s disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

Exactly a month ago, Dr Mitu Khurana lost a 11-year-old court battle. This gutsy mother of twin daughters was the first woman in India to file a case under the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act – the great legal tool which is supposed to protect the lives of our unborn daughters. 607 more words

Female Feticide