Wednesday, January 23, 2013

I4I on India's Missing Women

Over at Ideas for India, Debraj Ray (NYU) and Siwan Anderson (University of British Columbia) have a post on India's missing women by age and state:

What our research makes clear is that Indian women face the risk of excess mortality at every stage of their lives and that excess female mortality in adulthood is as serious a problem in India as missing girls who are never born or die prematurely in childhood.