China's Missing Girls

China's Missing Girls

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April 15 2009 10:37 AM

China's Missing Girls

Sixteen million girls are missing in China. And now we know what happened to them: They were aborted because they weren't boys.

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Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

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