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Baby 7 Billion: Countdown begins for a girl in India

By Mon, Oct 17, 2011 2:58PM UTC 0 Comment

Plans are afoot to celebrate the birth of a girl on October 31 as the world’s 7 billionth child near Lucknow, the capital of India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh. Plan International is using the occasion to draw world attention to India’s growing gender gap. The world’s emerging economic superpower, estimated to overtake China to...