"As we left the orphanage, I thought back to a temple I visited days earlier where newlyweds make a pilgrimage, to kneel and pray. Not for wealth, or long lives, or success. They pray for a baby boy, and not for a girl. Some of them are willing to kill to make that wish come true."

‘All Those Little Faces’: Elizabeth Vargas Explores India’s ‘Gendercide’ - ABC News

Six months ago, I traveled to India to see firsthand what the prime minister of that country calls a national shame.  It is the systematic, widespread, shocking elimination of India's baby girls.  Some 50,000 female fetuses are aborted every month in India.   Baby girls are often killed at birth, either thrown into rivers, or left to die in…Read More