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Missing Baby Girls
Date Thursday June 17
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorSan Jose Peace & Justice Center
Emailinfo [at] sanjosepeace.org
Phone408-297-2299
Address48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Missing Baby Girls:
Emerging dimensions of an Asian social problem in California

Gender-selective abortion in India, China, and other Asian countries is rooted in complex cultural, social, and economic preferences impacted by modernization. Emerging birth statistics suggest that some of these patterns have moved to California. Dr. Sharat Lin explains why this is happening now, the role of technology, implications for gender inequality, and what has and can be done about it.

Dr. Lin has written or presented over a hundred papers on medicine and public health, including two book chapters.

Suggested donation: $5-10 (no one turned away)
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