This study has been conducted by funding from “Caring for Equality” Project, implemented by the World Vision Armenia. The aim of the project is to change and prevent the stereotypical attitude and behavior affecting women and girls; to contribute to establishment of such an environment where girls and boys are born and valued equally.
In recent times, the information on prenatal sex selection through abortion is presented by different public spheres, and is accompanied by negative assessments and [negative] demographic predictions. It is already a documented fact that such an issue exists and that it is important and alarming. We will reflect on this issue, with an attempt to see the root causes of the “secondary” role of women in the society and the discriminative attitudes towards them in everyday relationships.