Sex selection by abortion?
Sex selection by abortion?A Canadian study suggests female foeticide is occurring among Indian immigrants in the country.
A recent study is sparking debate on whether Indian immigrants in Canada are practicing sex selection by abortion. The study found that Canadian women born in India who have two births or more were more likely to have male infants than those born in Canada.
In this episode of The Stream, we talk to Prabhat Jha of the Centre for Global Health Research; Rajendra Kale, former Editor of the Canadian Medical Association Journal; and Deepa Mattoo, a lawyer for the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario.
What do you think? How conclusive is this study? Should doctors be allowed to withhold gender information from parents? Send us your thoughts and comments on Facebook or Twitter using hashtag #AJStream.
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