Disappearing Women
Disappearing Women
Sex-Selective Abortion Gains Ground in UK

We’re used to thinking about sex-selective abortion as a third world phenomenon, but a new study finds that the barbarous practice has reached England’s shores. An investigation by The Independent into birth data for immigrant populations in England and finds good evidence that sex-selective abortions are practiced more widely than many realize. But sex-selective abortions are illegal in England, while a bill to ban them in the United States failed.

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