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In certain countries, some families below the poverty line kill female babies as soon as they are born. They fear that they will be unable to afford the "dowry" required to pay for their marriages and have an inherent preference for sons. This practice is referred to as __________.

▸ consensual homicide

▸ matricide

▸ the marriage squeeze

▸ female infanticide
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Marriages and Families: Changes, Choices, and Constraints


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