Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly
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Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly

PARIS: Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from societys preference for sons, a gender discrimination study found on Tuesday.This was over and above those aborted simply for being female, researchers wrote in The Lancet medical journal. Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesnt simply prevent them from being born, it may also precipitate the death of those who are born, said study co-author Christophe Guilmoto of the Paris Descartes

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