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India has 21 million unwanted girls and 63 million “never born”
Indian parents have a "preference for a male child" and will continue bringing girls into the world until they generate the male. Although banned, tests for determining the sex of the unborn child are still widespread. Every year two million girls "disappear" through abortion, diseases and malnutrition.
Gujarat: forced to abort by her husband six times, they were all female fetuses
The husband and his family were "dissatisfied". The woman, 36, has denounced them and the doctors. A network of clandestine clinics uncovered, the government has already withdrawn the licenses of two gynecologists. Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life: "The female sex-selective abortions are altering the Indian population."
Missionary of Charity: Defeating the Culture of Death accepting unwanted babies
Sister Kusamam is 48 years old and has been a Missionary of Charity since 1985. She takes care of children that mothers can not raise, but do not want to abort. She spent two and a half years with Mother Teresa and in September 2004 was bloodily beaten because she is a Missionary of Charity: "I have no doubt, it was the Mother who saved me."
03/01/2008 INDIA – MYANMAR
Myanmar needs “urgent” reforms but business is business
In talks with Burmese foreign minister India’s prime minister Singh urges Myanmar to promote “national reconciliation.” The latter however remains a distant prospect. Meanwhile the two South Asian neighbours agree on a US$ 100 million project that would give India’s north-eastern states access to the sea.
The Indian Church “sceptical” of the birth register
The draft law, which aims to put an end to abortions of female foetuses, is simply another form of birth control. In the last 20 years more than 10 million female foetuses have been aborted.
Abortion in Russia, moral opposition on the rise
Surveys by a research institute reveal a population divided between pro- and anti-abortion forces. A growing number of people are considering the moral and religious implications of the interruption of pregnancy.
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