female infanticide

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Definition

Intentional killing of a girl child due to the strong partiality for boys over girls by parents and communities. 

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Source(s)

Based on United Nations (2013). Ending Violence against Women and Girls: Programming Essentials. Available at:

http://www.endvawnow.org/en/modules/view/14-programming-essentials-monit....

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1127