The Unintended Consequences of India’s War on Sex Selection

India’s ban on sex-selective abortions in 1994 was designed to increase gender equality and send the message that girls and women are valued in society. But the law has also come at a cost, according to Jill Filipovic.

Fellows 2015

By Jill Filipovic

March 31, 2016

Also published by World Policy Journal

Many poor women now find that they can’t access second-trimester abortions at all. The policy’s implementation...

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