During the talk, presented as part of the “World Fellows Unplugged” series at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Turtelboom, a member of the Belgian Parliament, and Rajeshwari, a police officer in India, spoke about the extent to which gendercide affects modern society and the importance of uniting to solve the problem. Turtelboom has introduced legislation in Belgium related to gendercide, and Rajeshwari has worked to combat the practice as a police officer.
'Gendercide is many times seen as the hidden holocaust,' Turtelboom said Tuesday. 'If there is knowledge that the unborn child is a girl, the child is aborted. If the child is born and she is a girl, then the infant is literally thrown away.'"
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