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The Heart of the Gendercide ProblemSubscriber Access Only
What the church can do to address the issues underlying global violence against women.
Opinion | Sexuality. The Heart of the Gendercide Problem. To do so, we start with the gospel and the theological orientation of the cross. As I write in The Cross and Gendercide:
Morning Roundup 7/31/14
Not Another Charity Case; Family Tree; Mental Illness
systems that maintain material and physical deprivation are often met by resistance by faithful Christians," Gerhardt says in her new book, The Cross and Gendercide (InterVarsity, 2014
Genocide in Shades of PinkSubscriber Access Only
What if every female in America suddenly disappeared? It would feel a lot like Asia, where sex-selective abortion has taken 163 million girls. How the gospel is slowly turning the tide on the quiet holocaust.
But it succeeded in one sense: Americans were now talking about gender-based abortion (dubbed "gendercide" by feminist Mary Anne Warren in the mid-1980s).
India Punishes 100 Doctors for GendercideSubscriber Access Only
Physicians accused of illegally performing sex-selective abortions.
India Punishes 100 Doctors for Gendercide. Other CT coverage of gendercide includes an interview with Nickolas Kristof, coauthor of "Half the Sky," which investigates gender injustice.
The Holocaust Happening Right Under Our NosesSubscriber Access Only
In some countries, hearing "It's a girl" is no cause for celebration—it's a death sentence. A new film captures global gendercide.
In some countries, hearing "It's a girl" is no cause for celebration— it's a death sentence. A new film captures global gendercide. A new film captures global gendercide.
China Ends One-Child Policy, Adopts Two-Child Policy
(UPDATED) But Communist Party's shift does not address the root problem, say watchdog groups.
(UPDATED) But Communist Party's shift does not address the root problem, say watchdog groups.
Friday Five: Marian LiautaudSubscriber Access Only
Providing practical help on the challenging issues of life.
Gendercide (the intentional killing of unborn girls) doesn't happen commonly in our country, but the US is standing by silently while it happens elsewhere in epidemic proportions.
What do Down Syndrome, Abortion, and Baby Girls Have to do with One Another?
"Statistics also suggest that at least 50% of all fetuses with Down syndrome in the US are aborted. That rate becomes higher among women who have a prenatal diagnosis of DS (probably 70%) and higher still when talking about other Western nations (90%). So, while being born a girl in Asia is not exactly the same as being born with Down syndrome here, I wanted to suggest some parallels."
comments here. My essay compares "gendercide" in some Asian countries to selective abortion of fetuses with Down syndrome in the United States. Statistics
Morning Roundup 10/24/12: NatGeo Photo Contest; Klingon Wedding; 3 Deadly Words
It's estimated that as many as 200 million girls are missing from the world's population due to the practice of gendercide, the culturally- based killing of a child (overwhelmingly female) on
One-Child Policy Tweak Fails in ChinaSubscriber Access Only
There are 116 boys to 100 girls nationwide. Forced abortions, sterilizations are still widespread.
There are 116 boys to 100 girls nationwide. Forced abortions, sterilizations are still widespread.
Gendercide: Over One Hundred Million Missing Baby Girls
FamilyJune 30, 2011. Gendercide: Over One Hundred Million Missing Baby GirlsAmy Julia Becker. 0; tweet; share. share; share; share. expand: email; print. 0; tweet; email; print.
Not Another Charity CaseSubscriber Access Only
Violence against women calls for an immediate, institution-wide response from Christians.
systems that maintain material and physical deprivation are often met by resistance by faithful Christians," Gerhardt says in her new book, The Cross and Gendercide (InterVarsity, 2014
Waking Up the Church to Gender Injustice Subscriber Access Only
A CT interview with "Half the Sky" coauthor Nicholas Kristof.
I met with Kristof in between services to discuss sex-selective abortions, one of the basest forms of "gendercide"—a term used to describe the deliberate extermination of girls and
China Relaxes One-Child Policy, But Doesn't Expect Baby BoomSubscriber Access Only
Controversial restrictions reduced population by 400 million. Now more couples permitted two children without penalty.
Controversial restrictions reduced population by 400 million. Now more couples permitted two children without penalty.
Shouldn't a Ban on Sex-Selective Abortions in America Be a No-Brainer?Subscriber Access Only
In the war on women, two very different battles are being fought.
Gendercide, especially in places like China and India, poses a grave threat to the world. "Gendercide" is not just an issue for China and India. It's happening here at home too.
Sex-Selection Abortion Debate Drowned Out by 'War on Women' RhetoricSubscriber Access Only
A vote in the House sheds light on partisan politics more than gendercide.
A vote in the House sheds light on partisan politics more than gendercide. In some regions, such as parts of India and China, gendercide has resulted in distorted gender ratios.
She's a Person, Not a UterusSubscriber Access Only
Fighting women's global health disparities with dignity.
Her baby was stillborn. The discrimination against women and girls in healthcare extends beyond the high-profile issues such as abortion, gendercide, and sex trafficking.
Does It Matter that Evangelicals Became Pro-life Recently?Subscriber Access Only
One pundit says it proves our biblical views are driven by politics. Not quite.
a million children are aborted every year in the United States alone) or exceptional (and practically government policy in some places), and the practice has led to a brutal gendercide.
'When Evangelicals Were Pro-Choice'—Another Fake HistorySubscriber Access Only
The arguments of some recent pundits are not pro-logic or pro-history.
girls will be abandoned simply because they are girls." She says that while the number of people lost to AIDS stands around 25 million, the number of girls lost to gendercide is closer to
Lawyer Who Fought One-Child Policy Escapes House Arrest in ChinaSubscriber Access Only
Blind activist Chen Guangcheng is "100 percent safe" after fleeing his village.
Obviously, this is a developing story. But here are comments from Chen's supporters: From All Girls Allowed, a leading Christian organization fighting gendercide:
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