Modern India sees increase in female abortion

New research shows that technology is making gendered abortion increasingly common in India.

The research comes after a court case filed by the Centre for Women’s Development, who argued that internet ads for sex tests in India breached advertising regulations.
Fetal sex tests are illegal in India, but Sabu George of the Centre for Women's Development Studies says the country’s elite are increasingly turning to them.
Census data shows the rate of girls being born is dropping dramatically compared to boys, equating to millions of fetuses being aborted because of their gender.

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