India battles gender-based abortions

Social workers struggle to educate conservative Indians about the illegal practice.

A growing trend of illegal gender-based abortions has led to a demographic imbalance in many parts of India.

In conservative parts, social workers are struggling to educate villagers about the dangers of sex-selective abortion.

Nilanjan Chowdhury reports from Baghpat district in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

Source: Al Jazeera

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