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UN Warns Against “Son Preference” in Asia

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations is calling on governments to address sex selection favoring boys, saying it fuels a culture of discrimination and violence. Five U.N. agencies, including the World Health Organization and the U.N. Children’s Fund, said Tuesday there is huge pressure on women to produce sons. This pressure not only directly affects women’s reproductive decisions, […]

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