A digest of useful pieces on sex selection

A digest of useful articles on sex selective abortion

Defending Women

Ann Henderson, Scottish TUC, The Scotsman


MPs must not sleep walk towards abortion restrictions

Lisa Hallgarten, Chair of Voice for Choice, New Statesman


Letter to the Daily Telegraph signed by 47 academics


Why I oppose a ban on sex-selection abortion

Pam Lowe, Senior Lecturer, Aston University


Earlier articles



Why criminalising gender abortions is sinister and wrong 

Renni Eddo-Lodge, Daily Telegraph


My body, my choice: from now on abortion rights must be fought from first principles

Sarah Ditum, New Statesman


The UK’s Deplorable Witch Hunt Against Asian Women   

Marge Berer, Editor Reproductive Health Matters, RH Reality check


Is sex-selection among British Asian families a big issue? We should be wary of the Independent’s campaign

Sunny Hundal, Liberal Conspiracy


Boy preference and abortion in Asia

Saving the Girl Child or Destroying Women’s Rights?      

With comment from Suchitra Dalvie, gynaecologist at the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership


Maintaining access to safe abortion and reducing sex ratio imbalances in Asia

Bela Ganatra, Reproductive Health Matters Journal


A round-table discussion on sex selection: several articles

Multiple authors, Reproductive Health Matters Journal



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Report debunks conservative case for sex selective abortion bans  

San Franciso resolution on sex selective abortion bans: Asian-American women can reclaim the conversation