Originally Posted by GrendelQ
My little one was "discarded" / abandoned for this reason (being a girl). But there's now an increase in using ultrasound / amniocentesis for gender detection in China and India, so the hundreds of thousands of girls left abandoned are no longer appearing at anything near the same rate as 5, 10 years ago. Instead, somehow
the percentage of girls born is far less than boys now.
Grendel... Sounds like that was probably what Jiro was referring to.
It blows my mind what little value some countries place on human life.