Sitting on the floor of her small home in Sampla, a village in Rohtak district in the northern state of Haryana, the 23-year-old said: “The doctor told me the child died in my womb. He said there was no heartbeat. There was no explanation.”
Six months earlier, Meena had taken what are known as sex-selection drugs (SSDs) – traditional remedies that Indian women turn to in their desire to have sons. What many women do not realise is that the sex of a child cannot be changed in the womb, and that they are being scammed."
Read article by Sophie Cousins from The Guardian.