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Sex selective abortions in Taiwan

January 11, 2012

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By Simon CotterillThe Foreign Desk – International dispatches from Independent correspondents –Tuesday, 10 January 2012 at 10:40 am Last year, Taiwan’s fertility rate became the world’s lowest, dropping from 1.03 in 2010 to a record low of just 0.9 in 2011. The government blamed the decreasing birth rate on people’s superstitions about which zodiac years […]