China Warned on Gender Imbalance – BBC

China’s Family Planning Association has expressed concern over the in the country, which far exceeds recommendations from the United Nations. From BBC:

 44078061 Chinababy1 Afp203BNinety-nine cities had gender ratios higher than 125, state-run news agency Xinhua quoted the CFPA as saying in a report. The provinces of Hainan, Henan, Guangdong and Anhui also had particularly high imbalances, it said.

China’s national average was 119 in 2005 but the UN recommends a gender ratio of no more than 107. [Full text]

[Image from AFP via BBC]


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