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PBS NEWSHOUR

Pervasive Preference for Boys Prevails Among Indian Parents

  • Aired: 04/23/2013
  • 08:04
  • Rating: NR
As part of the NewsHour's Agents for Change series, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro returns to a story he first reported on 12 years ago about the skewed sex ratio of children born in India. Baby boys are seen as more favorable for both economic and cultural reasons, a perception activists are trying to combat.
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