Armenia raises alarm as abortions of girls skew population
Posted at Jan 10 01:14 PM
YEREVAN, Armenia - Ani Kirakosyan says she is afraid of getting pregnant because if the ultrasound shows the fetus is a girl she will have to consider having an abortion. In ex-Soviet Armenia -- where families traditionally prefer sons -- women are often pressured to have sex-selective abortions to get rid of girl babies.
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