Seema Jayachandran and Rohini Pande, The New York Times, August 8, 2014

A recent study has shown that in India, where childhood malnutrition causes millions to be permanently affected by poor health and cognitive deficits, the preference for firstborn sons means they are getting a disproportionate amount of their families’ resources, leaving the second-born and subsequent children deprived of the resources they need. […read more]