Armenia: Are Selective Abortions Behind Birth Ratio Imbalance?

Should Armenia worry about a shortage of girls? (Photo: Anahit Hayrapetyan)

Armenia’s high rate of male births is alarming international and Armenian pre-natal specialists. Their chief concern is that selective abortions are contributing to a demographically undesirable gender imbalance.

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Marianna Grigoryan is a freelance reporter based in Yerevan and editor of MediaLab.am.

Armenia: Are Selective Abortions Behind Birth Ratio Imbalance?

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