The U.N. estimates that as many as 200 million girls are missing in the world today. In India, China, and many other countries, girls are killed, aborted, and abandoned simply because they are girls - it's a gendercide. The "It's a Girl" Campaign tells the stories of women and girls who struggle to
The situation in Tibet is deteriorating, and Chinese authorities are working hard to keep it from the international spotlight. International journalists are barred, except on government-controlled tours. Independent coverage of ethnic tensions in the region is quickly censored in the Chinese media.
China's One Child Policy has led to the deaths of tens of millions of girls, simply because of their gender. Due to existing cultural preferences for sons rather than daughters, many Chinese families are abandoning, aborting, or hiding their female children. As a result, there are now 37 million