Broken Bodies, Broken Dreams: Son Preference

Broken bodies, broken dreams offers a powerful testimony, through photographs and text, of the different types of violence that define the everyday existence of countless women and girls. It examines the nature of this violence through the cycle of women’s lives….[Existing in various forms and across cultures, son preferences includes a broad spectrum of customs and rituals, the foundations of which are favouritism towards male children with concomitant disregard of daughters…]

Authors: Jeanne Ward, Zana Briski and Lisa Ernst

Institutional Sponsor: United Nations

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