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For the first time, India has more women than men
New Delhi, Nov 25, 2021 (AFP) - India has more women than men for the first time on record, according to government data that also showed a slowing birthrate in the world's second-most populous nation.
Parents in India have historically favoured sons over daughters, who are often considered burdensome and costly due to the tradition of wedding dowries.
Sex-selective abortions have been outlawed but the practice has ...