Jun 7, 2012
We tell you if it is a boy or a girl. If it's a boy--fine, you keep; if it's a baby girl then you need to talk to family doctor."
A recent study by Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital found that women from certain countries are statistically significantly more likely to have boys as their second and third children, in stark contrast to the gender ratio of latter children delivered by Canadian-born women.
Are some women deliberately aborting unborn girls?
CBC News investigates the horrifying notion of gender selection abortions, in a special report Tuesday, June 12 on THE NATIONAL. Senior investigative correspondent Diana Swain (@swaindiana) takes viewers inside the issue with hidden-camera footage from private, unregulated ultrasound clinics, and reveals the shocking truth.
THE NATIONAL airs on CBC-TV at 10 p.m. (10:30 NT), and 9, 10 and 11 p.m. ET/PT on CBC News Network.
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For further information or to arrange an interview with Diana Swain, contact:
Melissa Prince, Veritas Communications