In India, there’s still a huge preference for sons. That’s why sex determination is banned. Despite the ban, there are fewer little girls here than boys and the numbers keep getting bleaker.

It’s tempting to think the buzz around one little girl will change this.

In a Bollywood film, it might have. But the real world has its own script.

~ Sandip Roy, commenting on the the recent birth of a baby girl to famed Bollywood couple Aishwariya Rai Bachchan and her husband Abhishek Bachchan, NPR, November 21

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