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Topics: abortion culture

Ending Daughter Elimination in the Developing World



This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner.  It is reprinted with permission and does not fall under PRI’s Creative Commons 3.0 license.   https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/WB-Daughter-elimination.mp3 For most parents, daughters are a blessing. But in many parts of south and east Asia, where there exists a strong, culturally-rooted preference for sons, daughters are often unwanted and often selectively aborted prior to birth simply on account of their sex. In many Asian cultures, sons are strongly valued to carry …

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The Slaughter of Girls Continues in India



Nearly 550,000 unborn girls are killed in India every year by sex-selective abortion, a newly released report from the Population Research Institute (PRI) has found. The findings highlight the shocking extent to which girls in India—and other parts of the world—continue to be selectively targeted for abortion and elimination. The culprit is a strong cultural preference for sons that is present in India and other Asian cultures, which regards boys as blessings and girls as …

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Two Chinese Workers

China Begins “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WB_China-2-child-mandate-092118.mp3 This article originally appeared on LifeSiteNews When the Chinese Communist Party implemented a “comprehensive two-child policy” in early 2016, outside observers assumed that it would be voluntary.  And why should they not? To all appearances, this was a dramatic relaxation—a doubling, no less–of the restrictive one-child policy. But appearances can be deceiving, especially where China is concerned. Instead of enjoying a new dawn of reproductive freedom, Chinese couples are actually being herded into something …

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Abortion’s Hidden Violence



It was a chilly morning, at least for April in Washington, D.C. A line of college students stood, huddled in coats and hats, rubbing the sleep out of our eyes. We stood on a sidewalk along the side of 16th Street in Washington, DC., in the chilly shadows of the great concrete buildings behind us. In front of us, on the other side of the street, stood an abortion clinic. We began to pray. I …

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Abortion’s Hidden Violence



13 August 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 29 Dear Colleague, The pro-aborts often accuse us of hatred for women, but in reality they are the ones promoting this hatred. Read how the hard-line pro-abortion stance masks an agenda of depersonalizing violence against women. Steve Mosher Abortion’s Hidden Violence It was a chilly morning, at least for April in Washington, DC. A line of college students stood, huddled in coats and hats, rubbing the sleep out …

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