Charlotte York Cynthia Nixon Inonly six countries had such a marked imbalance of boys to girls. And today, South Korea's ratio of boys to girls reflects nature's average. Today, 21 countries have a skewed sex ratio favoring boys. Nature favors boys at birth, with a consistent worldwide gender ratio of about males born for every females.
Several things have combined to lead to what researchers call "missing women.
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Written by KGF Vissers. Goats and Soda With abortion, infanticide and neglect, parents are taking steps to ensure there are boys in the family. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Use the HTML below. Inonly six countries had such a marked imbalance of boys to girls.