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Indian Minister Says 2,000 Girls Killed Every Day

Two thousand girls are “killed” every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country's minister for women and child development said. Despite laws that ban parents having tests to determine the gender of unborn children, sex selective abortions remain a common practice in parts of India, and have resulted in a decline in the number of girls compared to boys. “You have 2,000 girls who are killed in the womb every day. Some are...

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