Wednesday, April 19, 2006

The importance of sex

Even today in the modern, developed world, surveys show that parents still prefer to have a boy rather than a girl. One longstanding reason why boys have been seen as a greater blessing has been that they are expected to become better economic providers for their parents' old age. Yet it is time for parents to think again.

Girls may now be a better investment.

Read the Economist article here.

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