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).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
rare (over a million children are aborted every year in the US alone) or exceptional (and practically government policy in some places), and the practice has led to a brutal gendercide.
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
Last year, Chai launched All Girls Allowed, a faith-based organization with the mission of ending the one-child policy and sex-selective abortion (gendercide), and supporting women
We express our dismay over the "gendercide" halfway across the globe, yet prenatal testing in the United States also comes within a cultural context.
whose opening pages describe monsoon season in India and the birth of a baby girl—promises to explore complex emotions as it tells a story centering on adoption, gendercide in India
century. More girls are killed in this routine 'gendercide' in any one decade than people were slaughtered in all the genocides of the twentieth century.".
The number of victims of this routine "gendercide" far exceeds the number of people who were slaughtered in all the genocides of the 20th century. These are shocking, sinful statistics.
(Reuters); Many women victim of 'gendercide,' study finds | There is a shortfall of some 200 million women in the world—"missing' due to what a three-year study on violence against
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.
Chris Smith (RN.J.), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on human rights who has worked to publicize the work of activist anti-gendercide organizations such as
Obviously, this is a developing story. But here are comments from Chen's supporters: From All Girls Allowed, a leading Christian organization fighting gendercide:
Volunteers involved in anti-trafficking and anti-gendercide work with the humanitarian organization All Girls Allowed have been targeted by the Chinese government in a recent