Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and the Undervaluing of Girls

Factsheet

No. of pages: 04

Publication date: 2019

Author: UNFPA

This factsheet provides key data and information on the Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and the Undervaluing of Girls.  The programme will contribute to addressing the imbalance in sex ratio via strengthening evidence-based national policies and programmes to
tackle son preference, low value of girls and gender inequalities resulting in gender-biased sex selection in identified countries of prevalence in Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal and Viet Nam) and the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia).