(16) Lila Shahani on child policy in Asia
Category: FACULTY COMMENTARY
Lila Shahani, adjunct faculty member of the AIM Center for Development Management, writes about sex-selection and child policy across the Asian region in a piece published in Rappler.com on 25 June 2012. In the article, Shahani answers some burning questions on sex-selection in the region: Were Asians in general choosing sons over daughters to the point of sex-selective abortion? How did sex ratios in South Asia compare with those in East Asia and Southeast Asia?
Click here to read the full article entitled "Where have all our young girls gone?" on Rappler.com.
Lila Shahani is adjunct faculty member of the AIM Center for Development Management, and Assistant Secretary and head of communications for the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cabinet Cluster of the Philippine Government.