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Preventing gender-biased sex selection: an interagency statement OHCHR, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women and WHO  
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/gender_rights/9789241501460/en/index.html

Reaffirms the commitment of United Nations agencies to encourage and support efforts by States, international and national organizations, civil society and communities to uphold the rights of girls and women and to address the multiple manifestations of gender discrimination including the problem of imbalanced sex ratios caused by sex selection. Highlights the public health and human rights dimensions and implications of the problem of gender-biased sex selection, and provides recommendations on how to prevent it.

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Published: 2011
Unnatural selection: Choosing boys over girls, and the consequences of a world full of men  
http://www.powells.com/biblio/62-9781586488505-0?&PID=31605#product_details

Exposes the causes of Asia's massive gender imbalance and its consequences across the globe that the world is missing 160 million women, equal to the entire female population of the US. Examines the issue of sex-selection and selective abortion that favours males, and argues that this is not a dying but a growing practice in the world, aided now by widely available and relatively cheap ultrasound tests.

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Published: 2011
More than sexist ...  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_1_Spring.pdf

This article discusses the use of sex selection and other reproductive technologies. Centres issues of race and class. 

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Published: 1991