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CBC News , 17 April 2012, news/canada/story/2012/04/16/sex-selection-advertisement-child. html. See also National Post, “Canadians Go South to Choose Baby’s Sex,” Canada.com , 4 July 2006, . html?id=e13b3886-2f10-4e9f-a26c-850bbf212d53. According to this report, the fee for embryo selection at one set of clinics was roughly US$18,000 (in 2006). The doctor in charge of these clinics readily acknowledged that “we’ve had a ton of Canadian patients.” 10 On Canadian reproductive tourism, see Christabelle Sethna and Marion Doull, “Accidental Tourists: Women, Abortion Tourism, and Travel.” 11 On the structural marginalization of daughters within strongly patrilineal family systems, see Monica Das Gupta, “Selective Discrimination Against Female Children in Rural Punjab, India.” 12 Ravinder Kaur, “Missing Women and Brides from Faraway: Social Consequences of the Skewed Ratio in India,” 6. 13 Ibid., 3. 14 See Sunita Puri et al., “‘There Is Such a Thing as Too Many Daughters, but Not Too Many Sons’: A Qualitative Study of Son Preference and Fetal Sex Selection Among Indian Immigrants in the United States.”
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300 doi: 10.15215/aupress/9781771991599.01 Without Apology 15 S. V. Subramanian and S. Selvaraj, “Social Analysis of Sex Imbalance in India: Before and After the Implementation of the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act.” 16 Amartya Sen, “Missing Women—Revisited: Reduction in Female Mortality Has Been Counterbalanced by Sex Selective Abortions,” 1297. Sen’s original findings were presented in “Missing Women: Social Inequality Outweighs Women’s Survival Advantage in Asia and North Africa,” as well as in a 1990 essay in the New York Review of Books , “More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing.” For an analysis of the structural inequities that underlie such imbalances, see Sen, Inequality Reexamined . 17 Prabhat Jha et al., “Trends in Selective Abortions of Girls in India: Analysis of Nationally Representative Birth Histories from 1990 to 2005 and Census Data from 1991 to 2011.” 18 See S. Sudha and S. Irudaya Rajan, “Female Demographic Disadvantage in India: Sex Selective Abortions and Female Infanticide”; Subramanian and Selvaraj, “Social Analysis of Sex Imbalance in India.” As the findings of these studies indicate, attempts such as the PNDT Act (. gov.in/writereaddata/mainlinkFile/File50.pdf) to legislate new social norms have had little effect on the skewed birth ratio, nor does improved socioeconomic status seem to make a significant difference. 19 Sen, “Missing Women—Revisited.” 20 Vogel, “Sex Selection Migrates to Canada.” 21 Promoting Integration: Annual Report on the Operation of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act, 2011–2012 , 9, 20. 22 Quoted in Vogel, “Sex Selection Migrates to Canada,” E163. 23 See Natasha Jategaonkar and Pamela Ponic, “Unsafe and Unacceptable Housing: Health and Policy Implications for Women Leaving Violent Relationships”; Marina Morrow, Olena Hankivsky, and Colleen Varcoe, eds., Women’s Health in Canada: Critical Perspectives on Theory and Policy
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