China's Preference for Boys Creates Growing Gender Gap

The figures are in from China's 2010 census and the results are conclusive: China's gender imbalance is getting worse and worse. There were 118.08 males for every 100 females last year, up from 116.9 males for every 100 females in 2000, according to the 2010 census. At the current rate, there will be 20 million more men than woman within the next couple of decades, officials said. "The gender ratio imbalance can be attributed to multiple causes, including a traditional preference for sons,...Full Story
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