Unborn Baby Girls

"Imagine waking up one day to find that every single woman in the U.S. has disappeared.

Picture this, writes author and scientific journalist Mara Hvistendahl, and you will come close to understanding the magnitude of over 160 million baby girls being selectively aborted in Asia and East Europe over the last few decades.

Already critically acclaimed since its release in June, Hvistendahl's book, "Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men," meticulously documents the phenomenon of "missing" girls and its dire implications for the future.

"It's a huge problem," Hvistendahl told CNA on Aug. 24. "What I want readers to take away is that this is a global issue on the level of something like HIV/AIDS or female genital mutilation." -Read More...

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