Resources on sex selection and abortion

This page has been constructed in order to facilitate debate concerning the September 2013 decision by the Crown prosecution Service not to prosecute two doctors, who were filmed agreeing to give women abortions after they had been told that the reason was that the foetus was female. The statement below was drafted and approved by a number of feminists.

Draft statement on sex selection and abortion

David King's comments on the debate on sex selection and abortion

Some recent press coverage

HGA's briefing on sex selection 2002

Blog by Mara Hvistendahl, author of Unnatural Selection

Interview with Mara Hvistendahl

UNFPA resource page on sex selection