Child Selection

The Economist reports (Sept 19) that over a quarter of all excess female deaths occur in China at birth. It reports on the World Bank’s annual World Development Report, published on September 19, 2011. The number has risen since 1990 from 890,000 to 1.1m. For story: http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/09/gender-inequality?fsrc=nlw|newe|09-19-11|new_on_the_economist

For World Bank Report: see this link

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POSTED 21 Sep 2011
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