Sex imbalances at birth: current trends, consequences and policy implications

Current trends, consequences and policy implications

No. of pages: 87

Publication date: 2013

Author: UNFPA APRO

Publisher: UNFPA

This publication has been prepared by UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO). The report concludes with a set of recommendations to combat gender discrimination and prenatal sex selection at the national and regional level. UNFPA is committed to contribute to the reduction of gender biased sex selection in affected countries, by strengthening evidence-based national policies and programmes in addressing gender inequality and sex selection at birth.