Human Rights Group Decries ‘Gendercide,’ 200 Million Girls Killed by Sex-Selective Abortions

“In her HuffPo essay, Miriam W. Yeung, an abortion-rights advocate who described herself as “a proud queer Asian American immigrant woman activist,” discounted the importance of sex-selective abortions, saying that legislative efforts to limit gender-based abortion constitute an “attempt to distract from the real issues at hand.”

Though Ms. Yeung may consider the targeting of baby girls for elimination to be a non-issue, her opinion is far from universal. A 2015 report from Geneva on global violence against women called sex-selective abortion “’one of the most shocking crimes against humanity.’”

Published in: on April 15, 2016 at 11:38 am  Leave a Comment  

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