A World Without Mitali

If I'd been conceived in 2006 instead of several decades ago, I might not be blogging right now. I was the third daughter born to a woman who wanted desperately to produce a son. If the technology had been there back then, she could have discovered my gender before my birth. Would she have gotten rid of me and tried for a boy? According to the BBC, it seems that many mothers in India are doing just that.

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