Deliberate unbalancing of sex ratio of births

Other Names:
Sex selection techniques for children

The female population has been declining is some areas because of preference for the male. In India, the sex ratio in 1983 was 935 females to a 1,000 males, in 1985 in Korea Rep there were 110.4 males to 100 females, in 1989 some parts of China had a ratio of 121 males to 100 females. The chances that female population will drop even further have been increased with the possibility of sex-determination and abortion.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST