They found that as women participated more in the work force and maintained their unpaid labor the sex ratio disparity grew, contrary to Sen's original prediction. However, women making cigarettes in Allahabad, India, were viewed as having gainful labor, which helped boost the community's view of women. Qian adds to these analyses by noting that a rise in female income is not enough to solve the missing women problem; rather, the rise in female income must be relative to male income. This female-specific wage boost also increases parents' investment in female children, with female children gaining 0.
As a result, an increase in female-specific economic productivity helped boost both the survival of and investment in female children. This may increase girls' chances of surviving to birth and receiving the care and attention during childhood that they need.
Despite the variations in studies on which policies help decrease the number of missing women, several international organizations and independent countries have taken measures to attempt to help the problem. In , Kabeer, Huq, and Mahmud used a comparison of India and Bangladesh to argue that cultural dissemination of progressive ideas boosting the place of women in society is key for solving the problem of missing women. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Countries with more females than males. Countries with an approximate equal number of males and females. Countries with more males than females.
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