There are 21 million “unwanted” girls in India due to parents favoring having sons instead of daughters, new government figures show. Released as part of India’s annual economic survey, the 2017-2018 estimate found that many couples had a “son preference” and would keep having children until they had a boy. Furthermore, the data estimated that…

via India Says 21 Million of its Girls are ‘Unwanted’ Due to a Preference for Sons — TIME

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