Gender discrimination results in the deaths of extra 239,000 girls per year in India

The average level of excess mortality in girls aged 0-4 in the study period of 2000-2005 was 18.5 per 1000 live births, compared to the expected mortality of girl children aged under five in areas of the world without known gender discrimination.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180514185913.htm

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