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BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7533.68 (Published 12 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:68

Millions of female fetuses aborted in India: around 10 million female fetuses may have been aborted in India over 20 years, says a study that found up to 0.74 million fewer female births in 1997 than were predicted. Fewer girls were born as second or third children to families who were yet to have a boy, suggesting that female fetuses may …

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