Dr. Prabhat Jha on Selective Abortions in India

Dr. Prabhat Jha, lead author of the report, "Trends in selective abortions of girls in India: analysis of nationally representative birth histories from 1990 to 2005 and census data from 1991 to 2011," discusses sex selection in India and explains why India's Pre-Natal Diagnostics Technique (PNDT) Act will do little to curb sex selection throughout the country.

 
Last Updated: Wednesday 24 June 2015

Dr. Prabhat Jha, lead author of the report, "Trends in selective abortions of girls in India: analysis of nationally representative birth histories from 1990 to 2005 and census data from 1991 to 2011," discusses sex selection in India and explains why India's Pre-Natal Diagnostics Technique (PNDT) Act will do little to curb sex selection throughout the country.

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