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India has 21 million 'unwanted' girls

The desire of Indian parents for sons has created an estimated 21 million "unwanted" girls because couples keep having children until they produce a boy, the government said Monday.

Jan 29, 2018
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Snakebites cost Sri Lanka more than $10 million

Snakebites are a major public health problem in many rural communities around the world, often requiring medical care and affecting victims' ability to work. Every year, snakebites cost the Sri Lankan government more than ...

Jul 06, 2017
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