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2 Make a brief summary of the article in your own words This should be at least of a page It should deal with important points on the article This article by Tony Clifton titled Perish the Baby Girls explains the massive population gap between males and females in Asia today Calculations have shown that there are 100 million fewer females then would have normally been born This has lead to social and economic problems for Asia There is no one reason why Asia treats their females badly One of the reasons dates back as far as Confucius who taught the importance of sons in his philosophies 2500 years ago Some other reasons are the poverty factor family planning and dowries in Asia China was explained as currently being faced with the biggest femalemale population rate in the world A 1973 law stated that urban families were only allowed one child and rural families were allowed two Because of Confucius teachings the demand for boys was much higher than for girls This was because boys could work on the land look after his parents financially and bring money into the family Whereas the girls were sent to work on her husband land take care of her husbands parents and also take money from her parents because of that dowry that was to be paid to the grooms family for the wedding Basically the females took away money from her family and the males bought money in The boys were also favored because they could also carry on the family name which was another teaching that Confucius shaped the country with He wrote There are three ways of being disloyal to your ancestors Not carrying on the family line is the worst Therefore baby girls were not wanted and parents would do anything to keep themselves from bringing a baby girl into their family Before the introduction on Ultra sound machines 97 of abortions
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