India's Lost Girls

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Duration: 30 minutes

Tens of thousands of girls disappear in India every year. They are sold into prostitution, domestic slavery and, increasingly, into marriage in the northern states of India where the sex ratio between men and women has been skewed by the illegal - but widespread - practice of aborting girl foetuses.

The UN children's agency Unicef says it's a problem of 'genocide proportions' and that 50 million women are missing in India because of female foeticide and infanticide. Natalia Antelava investigates the growing trade in girls in India.

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