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Estimation of Missing Girls at Birth and Juvenile Ages in India

Author: P.M. Kulkarni
No. of pages: 40
Publication date: 2007
Available languages: English
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The paper analyses birth data to estimate the numbers of girls who are eliminated due to sex selection.  It draws upon various methodologies used in the past to arrive at the numbers.  The process of estimation has been included in the paper along with the numbers, giving a sense of seriousness of the problem.