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The Consequences of Son Preference and Sex-Selective Abortion in China and Other Asian Countries

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The Consequences of Son Preference and Sex-Selective Abortion in China and Other Asian Countries

Therese Hesketh et al. CMAJ.

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Sex ratios in the one-to-five age group in Mainland China in 2005. Adapted by permission from BMJ Publishing Group Ltd. Zhu WX, Li L, Hesketh T. China’s excess males, sex selective abortion and one child policy: analysis of data from 2005 national intercensus survey. BMJ 2009;338:b1211.
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China’s successful Care for Girls publicity campaign, which includes billboards, focuses on the value of female children and the problems facing the over-abundance of young men.

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