Nepal: Abortion, The Preference For Baby Boys And A Gender Imbalance

International Business Times: Researchers from the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine have just released a study in which they declared that the cultural preference for sons over daughters is even more of an intractable problem in Nepal than such social ills as poverty, under-education, and high maternal and child mortality rates . . . In research published in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics . . . | Anita Raj, Rohan J. Vilms, Lotus McDougal, Jay G. Silverman, Association between having no sons and using no contraception among a nationally representative sample of young wives in Nepal, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics – 07 March 2013 (10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.12.011)