01 Jul '11, 6am

Indian Girls Forced to Undergo Sex Reassignment Surgeries | Care2 Causes

Indian Girls Forced to Undergo Sex Reassignment Surgeries | Care2 Causes

There’s already a significant media controversy over the issue of sex-selective abortion in India because of parents’ preference for boy children, but now, some are reporting that parents are trying to “convert” girls into boys in the months after birth. Earlier this week, the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the health department in the province of Madhya Pradesh launched an investigation into allegations that parents are using corrupt surgeons to surgically change girls’ genitals because they wanted boys instead. The Hindustan Times broke the story with a series of pieces claiming that doctors in the city of Indore say they have turned between 200 and 300 girls into boys. The operations were fairly inexpensive, but they’re also recommended only for children whose internal genital organs do not match their external organs. The surgeries are called genitoplasty, which re...

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