The Problem

"It's a girl.... three of the deadliest words in India"


In India, a baby girl is often seen as a financial burden or even a curse on the family. Many mothers are led to abort, abandon, or even poison their daughters to avoid being cast out of the family. An estimated one million baby girls fall victim to this gendercide each year. 

 

Watch the 20/20 episode at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltVsGdmKsT4 (Part 1) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ef95UVGq8Y (Part 2) for more details. 

 

 

 
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