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India’s Missing Women Middle-class families determined to have male heirs, according to a survey of more than a million families, have aborted at least 10 million female babies in India in the past 20 years. The study by the British medical journal, The Lancet, also found that sex determination in pregnancy and selective abortion accounts for 500,000 missing girls each year. This deficit is deepest among the educated. Ultrasound equipment was introduced in India in …

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