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Millions of missing female births predicted in India in next decade – Trading U

By Layal Liverpool More boys than girls are born in India each year Shutterstock / ImagesofIndiaAn estimated 6.8 million fewer female births could be

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By Layal Liverpool
More boys than girls are born in India each year
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An estimated 6.8 million fewer female births could be recorded in India between 2017 and 2030 than would be expected without practices such as sex-selective abortion.
Indias sex ratio at birth the ratio of male to female births has been imbalanced since the 1970s, largely driven by a rise in families choosing to abort female fetuses with the goal of having sons instead.
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