The implication is that simply banning prenatal sex selection might not improve girls’ overall wellbeing, the authors said.Discrimination would still occur, but after birth rather than before it.They think that the better health of girls in these states was because they were born to families who really wanted them.Sex selection has left some parts of India with a skewed sex ratio. A Sebastian teen, whose arrest for sexual activity with an underage girl sparked a worldwide movement on the internet, has agreed to a plea deal that will have her out of jail by Christmas.With a black jacket over her orange prison jumpsuit, Kaitlyn Hunt was back in Judge Robert Pegg's courtroom Thursday.
If they had a problem with something our daughter did.It did not have to come down to this, my daughter is sitting in jail," said Charles Smith, Hunt's stepfather.Hunt pleaded no contest to five criminal counts including battery, interference with child custody and contributing to the dependency of a child."This offer was the least lenient of the three offers that were made.None of the prior orders considered a provision of jail time," said Assistant State Attorney Brian Workman.Through their attorney, the family of the younger girl said this case was never about gender or sexual orientation but about age appropriate relationships."She's coping," Hunt's mother Laurie Smith replied softly.As part of the plea deal, Hunt will not have to register as a sex offender and if she follows all the terms of her three year felony probation, which includes two years of wearing an ankle monitor, this case will be expunged from her record.She is expected to be released from jail on December 20th. The first was rejected and the second was rescinded in August after it was discovered Hunt had violated a no-contact order with the victim.Your access to the NCBI website at gov has been temporarily blocked due to a possible misuse/abuse situation involving your site.This is not an indication of a security issue such as a virus or attack.It could be something as simple as a run away script or learning how to better use E-utilities, for more efficient work such that your work does not impact the ability of other researchers to also use our site.To restore access and understand how to better interact with our site to avoid this in the future, please have your system administrator contact [email protected]