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China: Parents chocked their daughter to give room for boys

Categories: East Asia, China, Women & Gender, Youth

Chinese blogger Yang-zhizhu (杨支柱) sighed for the tragedy [1] that a pair of parents choked their daughter [2] so that they can have a boy under the cap of birth control in China, railing against the policy as forcing people to abandon “excessive” girls. In Chinese tradition, boys are much weighed over girls.