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“Son Preference” Perpetuates Discrimination and Violations of Women’s Rights

June, 2011
OHCHR, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women and the WHO


14 June 2011 - GENEVA – Gender-biased sex selection reflects and fuels a culture of discrimination and violence, and must be addressed urgently by all segments of government and society as a matter of women’s human rights, five UN agencies have stressed.