sex ratio

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sex ratio

n.
The proportion of males to females in a given population, usually expressed as the number of males per 100 females.
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Leaders, diplomats and activists heard about how India was combating domestic violence, trying to right the unbalanced sex ratio, increasing women's political participation and providing financial services and educational opportunities for women and girls.
The unbalanced sex-ratio among caught birds is rather a result of catching method and does not reflect unbalanced sex ratio in sampled population.
P--The attributes associated with various causes of poverty and unbalanced sex ratio.
officials said India's economic and social progress had failed in the area of sex selection, and the unbalanced sex ratio was contributing to crimes such as rape, abduction and trafficking.
Thus far, only one study on BCC among Taiwanese is available on PubMed, but with an extremely unbalanced sex ratio as 2.
South Korea stands as a useful example of a country that has made real progress in improving a highly unbalanced sex ratio.