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(BBC)   After years of aborting female babies, India faces woman shortage   ( news.bbc.co.uk) divider line
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14162 clicks; posted to Main » on 04 Feb 2003 at 10:37 AM (15 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2003-02-04 10:22:55 AM  
Be careful what you wish for - it just might come true.
2003-02-04 10:39:33 AM  
They could become a big gay enclave. . .
2003-02-04 10:39:53 AM  
Which explains why India's male population can be found on Yahoo messenger asking you for "asl/is you hott"
2003-02-04 10:39:54 AM  
That's gotta really suck, especially considering they invented the Kama Sutra
2003-02-04 10:40:07 AM  
2003-02-04 10:40:10 AM  
Countries with too many men tend to go to war to get rid of the excess.

Watch out, Pakistan.
2003-02-04 10:40:28 AM  
What India needs is a good war to get rid of the surplus of men. I say invade Pakistan. Then invade North Korea for US.

We'll pay you guys back, seriously.
2003-02-04 10:40:35 AM  
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I shudder to think what we will do without women.
2003-02-04 10:40:47 AM  
Gay, gay, gay. They are for to be needing women
2003-02-04 10:41:43 AM  
Expect Dowrys to skyrocket.

Local variants on the Bchlorette will begin filming any time now.
2003-02-04 10:42:02 AM  
Well, i was gonna say that they can have my wife but then I decided to read the damn article. That's just kind of creepy.

They can still have my wife though.
2003-02-04 10:43:03 AM  
"People say, you have two girl children, you have done some sins in your past life"

At first, I thought a 'sick' tag would be more appropriate but after reading the article, I agree with the poster.
2003-02-04 10:43:22 AM  
Ironic, in that macro-level Darwinism sort of way.
2003-02-04 10:43:42 AM  
ugh. was that really the best picture to accompany the article?
2003-02-04 10:43:50 AM  
Manjula surrenders.

2003-02-04 10:44:00 AM  
I guess this explains how there are enough eunichs to hold a convention.
2003-02-04 10:44:09 AM  
This does not bode well for a decade or two down the line. Sociological studies have consistently shown that young, single men are the ones most likely to engage in violence. Mix that up with India's historical relationship with Pakistan and, well, you get the picture.
2003-02-04 10:44:13 AM  
Well, I guess we can tell where the next big market for Anal-Eze lubricant's going to be. Namaste!
2003-02-04 10:44:26 AM  
Abortion is murder...

...on census results!!
2003-02-04 10:44:36 AM  
Mars needs women, too....
2003-02-04 10:44:58 AM  
Ok, ok, NOW can i proclaim how BACKWARD ASS this Country is?? They're gonna have to start farking those sacred cows now. . . JEEZ! You have countries with problems like this, yet Isreal gets all the crap. ..What the dilly yo?!?
2003-02-04 10:44:59 AM  
So now I guess all new Bollywood movies will have to have plots involving hot man on man action ? Personally, I think if they are lacking women, they should find other uses for all those cows they consider so sacred. India could become the Missouri of the East !
2003-02-04 10:45:09 AM  
Many are now resorting to "buying" girls from poor communities outside the region to bear their children.

So whats the problem then? They dont have their own, so they buy them from outside. Problem solved.
2003-02-04 10:45:20 AM  
they should just export their unwanted women to the U.S.. I would welcome some Indian poontang. Hmmmmmm....Kama Sutra.
2003-02-04 10:45:43 AM  
Looks like there's a serious boobie shortage there. We need to send all our pornos there asap to avoid a catastrophe. Donate all your kitty-killin material now!
2003-02-04 10:46:14 AM  
You forgot one minor detail, The_leviathan: They have nukes, too.
2003-02-04 10:46:20 AM  
I propose that the USA go liberate these poor Indians from their tyrannical abortion clinics and put a stop to these unGodly abortions. Once they understand that Jesus would never have permitted such attrocities, they will surely thank us and throw roses at our feet.

God bless India.
2003-02-04 10:47:04 AM  
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA That is what you get. Stop oppressing women and killing them off. See what you got for not having any foresight!!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Now you can just be gay! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Chicks rule!!!!!! (No I am a guy. I just love women)
2003-02-04 10:47:27 AM  
The villages are full of frustrated bachelors. In Haryana, a
quarter of the female population has simply disappeared.

this may explain the popularity of Indian woman pron sites...
2003-02-04 10:47:41 AM  
dont you mean "after years of muder...."
2003-02-04 10:48:30 AM  

China has the same problem because they kept killing off their daughters.

I suppose it shows one critical flaw in cultures that are so extremely sexist they value men over women to such a degree.

Although I believe it could be a ploy by vaseline and affiliated oil producing nations to increase total sales. Hmmm...
2003-02-04 10:48:30 AM  
I wonder if China will learn anything from this revelation.

I doubt it, morons.
2003-02-04 10:48:33 AM  
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just ice
2003-02-04 10:48:52 AM  
Leviathan: good call

i mean scary call.

"This does not bode well for a decade or two down the line. Sociological studies have consistently shown that young, single men are the ones most likely to engage in violence. Mix that up with India's historical relationship with Pakistan and, well, you get the picture."
2003-02-04 10:49:16 AM  
yep, they sound ripe for the introduction of Rael
2003-02-04 10:50:15 AM  
What a bunch of savages.
2003-02-04 10:50:19 AM  
reminds me of an email my brother forwarded me yesterday...
>The Iraqi ambassador to the UN has just finished giving a speech and walks
>out into the lobby where he meets President Bush. They shake hands and as
>they walk out of the lobby the Iraqi says: You know, I just have one
>question about America."
>Pres. Bush says: "Well, Mr. Ambassador, I will do anything I can to help
>you understand." The Iraqi whispers, "My son watches this show 'Star Trek'
>and in it there are Russians, Blacks, and Asians, but never any Arabs. He
>is very upset. He doesn't understand why there are never any Arabs in Star
>Pres. Bush laughs and leans toward the Iraqi and whispers back, "It's
>because it takes place in the future."
2003-02-04 10:50:35 AM  
For shiat like this we need a "Stupid Culture" tag.
2003-02-04 10:50:38 AM  
Simul-Post Yooyooyoo, you owe me a beer.
2003-02-04 10:51:06 AM  
I'm a DUMBASS!!!

2003-02-04 10:51:32 AM  
but remember, all cultures are equal. it's wrong to assume our culture is better.

2003-02-04 10:51:54 AM  
No big deal. It's their bodies. They should be allowed to chose their form of birth control, don't ya think?
2003-02-04 10:52:01 AM  
Hopefully this will also get them to huck all those idiotic dowery customs they have. If you want your daughter to be married off, you have to pay through the nose for them to be hitched.

2003-02-04 10:53:08 AM  
Actually China's problem was socially engineered. Limiting to one birth guranteed high male to female rates, which in itself works as a population control.

As horrible and cruel as it is, India's result will be the same as Chinas, less population, less hunger, less poverty.

They may lose out in the short term, but in the long run the country will benefit from a smaller population.
2003-02-04 10:53:19 AM  
Jer2911tx, thats a good one, got a nice laugh, thanks.
2003-02-04 10:53:24 AM  
Doesn't India have overpopulation problemz?
2003-02-04 10:53:38 AM  
Any culture that wouldn't want to be surrounded by women has issues. Women rule!

You know it's som farked up religious crap if you aren't killing men (useless bastards they are). Men suck :P
2003-02-04 10:53:47 AM  
Good they deserve it they thought that having boys was the way to carry on there names. and now they have no women to cary there sons babies. I hope they dont mind having a queer son
2003-02-04 10:53:48 AM  
"They should be allowed to chose their form of birth control, don't ya think?"

This isn't about birth control. It's about the favoring of sons over daughters for reasons of custom and religions/social beliefs.

If there was a way to tweak the sex in vitro, you can bet it would have been done by these people.

Nice attempt to start a flamewar, though.
2003-02-04 10:54:16 AM  
Go Darwin!
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