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What PRENDA Would Mean to Women

May 29, 2012


Miriam Yeung, Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas and Eleanor Hinton HoyttPosted: 05/29/2012 On Wednesday, May 30, the United States House of Representatives will consider the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act.” Known as “PRENDA,” the latest version of the bill (there have been at least three) would ban abortions performed on the basis of sex. If this bill becomes law, a […]

Female feticide: is it happening in Ontario?

April 16, 2012


Published On Mon, 16 Apr 2012Jennifer YangStaff Reporter “Our findings raise the possibility that couples originating from India may be more likely than Canadian-born couples to use prenatal sex determination,” the study reads.JACK LAKEY/TORONTO STAR A new study released Monday provides a first look at whether women from certain ethnic communities are practising sex-selective abortion […]

The Rise of Intermarriage

February 18, 2012


Rates, Characteristics Vary by Race and Gender by Wendy Wang Executive Summary This report analyzes the demographic and economic characteristics of newlyweds who marry spouses of a different race or ethnicity, and compares the traits of those who “marry out” with those who “marry in.” The newlywed pairs are grouped by the race and ethnicity […]