Posts Tagged ‘gender gap’

PM warns prospective women MPs not to neglect God-given domestic duties Comments 0

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Samoa’s Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi says women should not let their drive and determination to enter politics make them neglect their God given duties as mothers. He said women hold families, villages, and churches together and they are also the backbone of the country. Tuilaepa was speaking at the final sitting of Parliament for Read more

Selective sex selection of foetuses widens India’s gender gap Comments 0

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Aborting female foetuses in India means there are 7.1 million fewer girls than boys aged up to six. The gender-gap has widened by a million in the last 10 years. Selective sex selection Indian families where the first child has been a girl, more and more parents with access to prenatal ultrasound testing are sex-selecting Read more