When being born female is a matter of life and death
November 7, 2012
This Rome Reports video takes a look at a film called 'It's a Girl', which aims to spread awareness about the risk faced by baby girls in some parts of India and China. Described as 'gendercide', the video says some female newborns are killed by their own parents, or even by the doctor.
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