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Female feticide: is it happening in Ontario?

April 16, 2012

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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 Global Problem of Gender Inequality

April 11, 2012

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Nake M. Kamrany and Catherine RobinsonPosted: 04/11/2012 Egregious gender inequality still exists globally despite of substantial national and international measures that have been taken towards gender equality. Only four out of over 135 nations have achieved gender equality including Costa Rica, Cuba, Sweden, and Norway. Yemen was scored the lowest across all dimensions. Measures of […]