China ranked 100 out of 144 in the World Economic Forum’s 2017 report on the global gender gap, partly due to ranking last in terms of the sex ratio at birth. Photo: Shutterstock

A Chinese family’s tragedy and the preference for boys over girls

  • Sisters’ apparent double suicide reignites debate over traditional favouritism shown to sons
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China ranked 100 out of 144 in the World Economic Forum’s 2017 report on the global gender gap, partly due to ranking last in terms of the sex ratio at birth. Photo: Shutterstock
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