In India families are only considered complete when they have a son. Girls are often aborted or even killed after birth, in spite of government campaigns. A doctor in Pune is fighting this tradition - with lots of persuasion.
As Poland shifts sharply to the right on sex education and women's reproductive rights, a feminist organization is fighting back with a campaign to get women talking. It's a start, one of SexEdPl's leaders tells DW.
An intersex person has won a court case to allow them to enter a third gender into the registry of births. The case was appealed to the Federal Constitutional Court after failing at lower levels.
In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Authorities in India have uncovered 19 aborted female fetuses near a clinic in a suspected sex-selective abortion racket. Police were initially probing the death of a woman who was allegedly pressured into an abortion.
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