Where Have India’s Females Gone?

Carl Gierstorfer, CNN, September 11, 2013

The New Delhi rape case left the whole world wondering why India is treating its women so badly. In fact, discrimination against women already starts in the womb: India has some of the most distorted sex-ratios in the world. There are regions where fewer than 800 girls are born for every 1,000 boys. For many reasons Indian culture prefers sons. An expensive bride-price, or dowry, is only one of them.

So day-by-day, thousands of parents circumvent rarely enforced laws and have their baby daughters aborted after an ultrasound scan has revealed the sex of the fetus. It is estimated that India has been losing up to 12 million baby girls over the last three decades.

I wanted to find out what it means for a society if such a significant number of women are missing.

In one village just two hours drive outside Delhi, I met Narinder, a schoolteacher, and his family. He had three brothers and only one of them got married. There weren’t enough brides, because the village has been aborting their daughters for decades.

Narinder told me that he had already reached out to an agent who would find him a bride from afar. In fact, he planned to share this bride with his brothers.

I felt sorry for Narinder, because he totally understood that his misery was due to the fact that his village has been actively selecting for sons. Still, in a quiet moment, he confided to me, that if his purchased wife would be pregnant, he’d make sure it was a son. I was perplexed. Everyone in this village knew it was wrong to prefer sons over girls, everyone experienced the problems firsthand.

And still, like sleepwalkers, they continued their way, because culture dictates that sons are a blessing and daughters a curse.

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{snip} The prejudices against women are so deeply ingrained in the cultural fabric, that only a combined effort, old and young, urban and rural, will be able to break it once and for all.

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  • IstvanIN

    Can we send them New Jersey’s female Hindus? We have way more than we need.

    • Rhialto

      Many more choice specimens of femininity and feminism are also available for export. Many have advanced degrees in Women’s Studies, Law, Urban Ecology, Non-Sexist Art, etc., shipping included, no returns or refunds.

    • pcmustgo

      I met (unfortunately) an aggressively PC indo-guyanese B—tch from NJ… The DC corridor or the drive down to Maryland seems to also be full of Indians and other foreigners at the road stops. It doesn’t look like America anymore.

      Love their food and clothes though.

      • IstvanIN

        Clothes? The women wear cheap draperies and the men never wear shoes. Disgusting vile people, and so is their food.

        • Sick of it

          It’s better than pants designed to destroy one’s testicles.

        • CourtneyfromAlabama

          And most of the Indian women wearing those things are just as flabby as a lot of white American women. It is not as if it is stereotypical Bollywood beauties walking around in those things.

      • CourtneyfromAlabama

        Oh my goodness, wow! I have noticed that too when going on church trips to NYC. Once you get into Maryland, the rest stops are less and less American looking. If you stop at a rest stop in Alabama, you mainly see elderly white people as well as traveling white families.

    • capnmorgan5150

      They can have Snookie too.

  • Anglokraut

    So in about twenty years India can fight China and even this all out.

    Win-win.

  • Spartacus

    “Narinder told me that he had already reached out to an agent who would
    find him a bride from afar. In fact, he planned to share this bride with
    his brothers.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    Share the bride with his brothers ? Am I insane, or… Does that mean the filth that I think it means ?

    • Anglokraut

      Watch for the next Bollywood sensation: One Bride for Seven Brothers!

      • Chris Granzow XI

        Or “How I met your fathers.”

    • Luke N

      Indians are a vile, filthy race of man. We are letting more and more of this filth in our land. A big mistake. They are like rodents. Granted, they are not aggressive and violent like the blacks. They are more like dirty rodents. Won’t hurt you, but will filth up the land.

      • Rhialto

        I don’t agree; I have known Indians that I liked and respected. My problem is that they don’t stay in India, but are colonizing the U.S.

        • Brent Wood

          Dude ! You drove the native americans to extinction !! Pot calling the kettle black much ??

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      It means exactly what it sounds like. Polyandry will probably become much more common in parts of Asia that keep massively aborting female babies.

      Also, from the Wikipedia article on polyandry:
      “Fraternal polyandry was traditionally practiced among Tibetans in Nepal, parts of China and part of northern India, in which two or more brothers are married to the same wife, with the wife having equal ‘sexual access’ to them.”

      It’s nothing new for India.

      • Wethepeople

        We’re the same though!!! Same values, morals, cultures, and tradition!!!

        Multiculturalism is code for white genocide.

      • Spartacus

        You know how marxists say people like us are “prejudiced” ? I don’t think they really know what that word means – The more I learn about dark-skins, the more I hate them.

    • Sick of it

      That is actually a traditional practice in India.

    • TheAntidote

      Oh, yes. It’s called polyandry in the old anthropology textbooks. I believe the Hells Angels call it “pulling a train”.

  • dmxinc

    Guys, they are coming for OUR women.

    Our sons are going to have a lot of competition for a bride in the near future.

    • Luke N

      Yes, Chinese and Indians are seeking whites from Eastern Europe. They are trying to get white females.

      • borogirl54

        The only way an Eastern European woman would marry either a Chinese or Indian is if he was wealthy.

        • Luke N

          the economic boom has meant some wealthy men. these monkeys go to white nations for women, russia and ukraine especially.

          • borogirl54

            These women are very attractive and are more family oriented than either Chinese or Indian women. Chinese women are rejected by Chinese men because they are seen as too materialistic. If a Chinese woman is married, she marries very young. She is considered leftover after the age of 26.

    • pcmustgo

      I do online dating. I get emails, hundreds of them, from men of all races. I send out emails too.., So I get to see what the dating profiles of 1000’s upon 1000’s of men are like.

      Almost all of the East Indians have very simple, boring profiles, barely speak english and are your stereotypical computer programmer/IT types.

      Latinos have barely literate profiles. Many can barely write a sentence. Blacks do slightly better.

      White males have super witty ones. Even simple, working class white males do better than their black or latino counter-parts.

      • dmxinc

        Maybe so, but there are plenty of our women that have already been/are being siphoned off by the imports.

        I’ve seen it. You’ve seen it. My contention is that the competition is only going to grow based on the sheer numbers allowed into our country and how many will try to get here because of the lack of marriage prospects in their own.

        Wish I were wrong.

      • Romulus

        You would think Disqus would be the perfect forum for a woman of your discriminating tastes. Simply being on this site leads one to conclude that a match for you, would be a high brow white male that shares your deep insights and love of one’s people.

      • Terra Magnum Imperium

        Phishing for love?
        Interesting, When most USA women see $ signs the brain shuts off.

      • Brent Wood

        That’s coz you’re a simple racist who probably flips burgers at In N Out.

    • Chris Granzow XI

      They are no competition to us…..I don’t really think any other group of men is. The main problem would be with them sexually harassing women and giving them unwanted attention (which they will only do when no white men are in the vicinity). Anytime a girl walks by those mall kiosks cluttered with indian males, they literally all drop what they’re doing and blankly stare. I also remember reading about some white woman who had a good job in india, but quit and came back because she couldn’t handle the non-stop sexual harassment from indian men.

      • Magician

        The main problem would be the liberal media convincing white women

        “White women choosing to date white men = conservative, racist, boring

        White women choosing to date black men = progressive, cool, great”

    • willbest

      Its been my experience that men are much more willing to go darker than women are. And while I know a fair few AM/WF only one of those is Indian.

      • Chris Granzow XI

        Yea, I think I’ve only seen like one in my entire life……and it was on facebook lol.

    • Alexandra1973

      I know that’s true.
      One time I was in the hospital for anxiety, etc (I’m fine now). There was this Indian guy in there, seemed really friendly towards me, even told me about his wife and son (who are also Indian).
      My husband was like, “You know that guy’s flirting with you?”
      I honestly didn’t realize it, until I saw that the guy would give my husband dirty looks. See, my husband was my first “real” boyfriend, so it’s not like I had a lot of experience.
      I steered clear of that guy from that point on.
      So yeah, they want us Anglos….

  • D.B. Cooper

    Primitives. If I lived either there, or China, and all I had were daughters, I would be smart enough to realize my girls would be highly sought after, and would take advantage of the shortage. I won’t be paying for a dowry. If you, eligible bachelor, won’t pay it, there are 100 others more than willing.

    • Luke N

      Yes, but Indians have a low IQ.

    • borogirl54

      That is called supply and demand. You have the supply and there is demand. You could get away with asking them to pay a dowry to your family. In fact, I have heard that orphanages, where abandoned baby girls are often left, try to find husbands for their older girls and specifically say, that they will not pay a dowry. I doubt if they have problems finding grooms for their girls.

  • So CAL Snowman

    So CNN frets about how abortion is destroying Indian society but continues to champion it for the United States? Interesting.

    • willbest

      Keep in mind that in the US abortion was originally intended as a means of eugenics. White women were supposed to have them as convenience but non whites were just supposed to have them.

      • Juan Outtamany

        Well, isn’t that how it is working out?

    • me

      Genocide.

  • Flytrap

    Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to war they’ll go. Anglokraut has it right except for maybe the timeline.

  • Guest

    Whenever I see a photo of india

  • borogirl54

    Indians in his situation often will go to a poorer area of India and try to buy a bride since they can afford only one bride, she ends up having several “husbands” including other males in the family including her father in law.

  • Talltrees

    They came here and are pretending to be physicians.

  • Eddie Lutz

    India is overpopulated anyway.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Yes, Indian has about 500 million to many people. Its nuts when you think about it. And legally they can all go to a commonwealth country. The world really is a ghetto.

      • Chris Granzow XI

        Yea, there are more people in Bangladesh than the entire country of Russia.

  • Bud Smith

    Not to worry, all the surplus Indian and Chinese men will leave for white nations to find a bride.

  • CourtneyfromAlabama

    Stories like this just go to show that the marriage crisis isn’t only unique to the West. In the West we rightfully complain about feminism etc… delaying marriage and lowering birthrates, but I have been reading about how in rich East Asian countries like Japan, the problem is even worse, but obviously not for the same reasons. In Japan, a large portion of adults aren’t even interested in sex and less and less adults are getting married. In poorer Asian countries with large populations like India and China, there is a very large shortage of women to marry for completely different reasons, as mentioned in this article.

    I guess I am a “misery breeds company” type of person, which is why I just shared those stats. Take them for what they are, but start looking at the bigger picture before going on and on about how low fertility is only a Western problem. The grass aint so green on the other side of the fence.

  • me

    LOL!

  • Anglokraut

    LaShaniqua lecturing me about Occidental heritage…

    I needed that laugh, so thank you.

  • IKantunderstand

    We Whites are going through the same thing:(Abort your White child, or, if you are really “progressive” have a mulatto baby)! Non Whites are a blessing, Whites are a curse. You think running out of a females is a problem? Try running out of White males. Keep it up dumb asses, and you will be VERY sorry. Look, I traveled in Peru, the accommodations were atrocious. I fixed two toilets while I was there. I am not, I repeat, I am not a plumber; yet my meager toilet expertise was enough to fix toilet problems in two different “expensive hotels”. And, we Whites (Americans) need people from South America? NO we don’t. We do not need people from anywhere, not now, not never. The third world “immigrants” that our enemy is seeking to fill our country with, are all half wits. Call your Congressman and tell him you are against amnesty! And remember: please write in bathrooms, or wherever:S.P.O.O.C. Or, just: SPOOC.

  • I can’t imagine not wanting a daughter! These Indians and Chinese are absolutely crazy. Ariadne is so good, she reminds me of my own mother. What honest man could be happier?

    • CourtneyfromAlabama

      I once came to the obvious conclusion, along with a male friend of mine, that if women weren’t so visually appealing and sexually attractive to men, then men wouldn’t want anything to do with us. It is true, and the above statement I made is actually more an attack on women than it is “male bashing”.

      I mean think about it. God made women beautiful for the same reasons he made babies adorable and cute. There has to be some sort of incentive to keep the stronger and more able segments of a population to be gentle with and sympathetic towards the weaker segments (women and children).

      It is only true. But having said that, women are part of the “circle of life” (not to sound like a liberal). Any sane group of men should recognize that without women, life stops, and society eventually collapses. Of course, I am only being hard on nonwhite men around the world, since they haven’t figured this out yet when we observe how they treat the weaker sex and children.

      • They’re often visually appealing, but some women are great without that. I’ve never met you, but I like your posts. Ditto for Bon and her posts and pictures, so there’s obviously something other than looks at work in this respect. I wish Margaret (remember her?) would come back to AmRen.

        I can never run for political office, but I think a good-looking lady – a real lady in every sense of the word – would go very far, and not the way Shrillary Clinton expects to. She would have to be articulate and very bright to be President.

  • Bleakvision

    I have liberal friends who a travel A LOT. Apparently every society that they visited is just merry and all around fantastic. The people are friendly, and te culture is just more laid back and inclusive blah blah blah.
    When I confront them with articles like this about a certain country that shows the the grim reality outside of the tourist traps they will reject any argument “because I haven’t been”. They won’t acknowledge the invention of journalism, the written word or film when it challenges their views.

    • CourtneyfromAlabama

      “The people are friendly, and te culture is just more laid back and inclusive blah blah blah.”

      I have known many Christian missionaries in the church who make the exact same argument. Every time I hear a white person describe Africa or India as “better” because it is more “laid back” I have to laugh to myself. “Laid back” is what makes warm climate countries so backwards. “Ehhh, let’s just take care of it tomorrow or next week, and relax today”.

  • prunepit

    The CNN reporter seems amazed that people can see the problem first hand but see no need to change their attitudes. Everywhere in the world the fertility rate of whites is below replacement level and yet whites continue to limit childbearing with contraception, abortion, and homosexuality as they head toward extinction.

    • Ella

      Most Whites do reach 2 children but it is so expensive when you add a third child!! You have to get a bigger vehicle due to car seat laws and space problems, buy more groceries, pay for extra plane fares and hotels rooms that have occupancy limits, and pay for extra entertainment or sporting activity costs. Again, we have a higher investment and less children as a result. Keeping up with 3 children in city limits is tough! You basically are housebound when the children are under 5.

      • prunepit

        Using artificial means to create a life of comfortable travel and entertainment will lead to our extinction. It is the nature of the human female to be be happily “housebound” when raising young children. Northern European evolution has taken place in a harsh environment and large families have been raised under difficult circumstances but at the same time it was considered infamous to limit childbearing or kill one’s offspring. (see Tacitus’ Germania We didn’t develop a great race by attending to our recreational needs ahead of nature, but we certainly will lose out to our more vigorous competitors who will not be capable of sustaining the sort of life you have come to expect.

        • Chris Granzow XI

          Exactly. That’s what people mean when they talk about how decadence is killing the west. In today’s day and age, I think it’s possible to bypass some of those problems (except food and clothes etc). As a child, I never went to Disneyworld, never took a vacation once or twice a year, or got new clothes all the time. Hell, the last time my parents gave me a birthday party was like age 8 or 9 lol. Having good experiences with friends or family can make up for a lack of material possessions. But, it’s definitely a lifestyle choice you have to make. Personally, since I’m still young, my solution is to make a lot of money/have a high-paying career or businesses. Then I can have a lot of kids and still live easy.

          • prunepit

            Your problem will be in finding a woman who hasn’t been corrupted.

          • Ella

            Don’t fall in the trap of waiting too late like many White couples dreaming of much wealth and fancy homes. A woman needs some breaks between babies and pregnancy time, at least 3 years apart. So, if you plan to have a larger family, then, you need at least 9-10 years for 3 children. We married late and have 2 healthy, happy children. People have to marry younger (mid 20’s) to have larger families!!!

            What I really have a problem with is when siblings have 0-1 child. I’ve seen so MANY White families where one sibling has birthed all the children (grandchildren). For many Scandinavians, they view not having at least one child as “self-centered.” Maybe it is true. You cannot logically put pressure on couples who have met their replacement. Everyone has to pull their own weight at times.

        • Ella

          Many of my middle aged friends have 2-4 children. You compare an agrarian culture with post-industrialized societies. Now, we have to purchase foods, products and services to help our survival, so it becomes very costly to have 3 plus children in large cities. I agree about making sacrifices and reducing materialism. I also know that many children did not survive harsh environments and diseases, so birthing numbers tend to be higher to ensure survivability.

          For entertainment, I meant more like learning to swim, playing a musical instrument or practising a sport -not the Main Event.

          • prunepit

            Urbanization is, indeed, a huge part of the problem, but isn’t that why so many white people flee the cities?
            Fertility rates are inflexible. If a population’s rate falls below replacement level for two generations they simply do not recover, that is to say – the population dies out.
            People in earlier times did not calculate the number of children based on “survivability” – they didn’t calculate, they simply let nature take its course and did their best to raise healthy children. Even so, white people today represent a small and still shrinking minority of the world’s population.

  • prunepit

    Prosperity, all by itself, does not change the nature of women. There has to be a multifaceted effort to denature women – to override their instincts. Women have been trained to render themselves “safe” sex partners and while they still follow nature’s cycle of selecting a mate (falling in love), they have been encouraged to see that as the end point rather than the beginning. While the male sex cycle is completed with orgasm, the female’s cycle is not complete until the weaning of a child.

  • Northerner

    The situation isn’t the same in China. A lot of men find wives in
    neighboring countries like North Korea, Vietnam, Thailand etc. The
    country isn’t closed off, and that’s what people forget. Also, as China
    modernizes and becomes wealthier, female infanticide is decreasing. They
    may have a one child policy, but it only applies in cities, not the
    countryside. Lots of people now can also afford to pay the fines
    associated with having more than one child.

  • Romulus

    With a population of 1.6 billion, this is a problem why? Just like the Mongols of old and the current Chinese,having more boys than girls means they will find SOMEONE to sow their oats. Aggressive behavior usually manifests. In the ancient world men would conquest for territory,resource riches and females. Let’s just hope they don’t acquire a taste for white girls like the ni66ers!

    • Most of the less-intelligent men in these places will never be able to find a wife, so they will resort to their other favorite pastime: violent crime. A guy with a wife and family to keep him emotionally anchored is not the one out causing trouble.

      • Romulus

        Tragically…., yes. America is a dumping ground now for that region of the world.

  • Romulus

    Jim crow is a great boys name. We can also take the historical cue from the same as those laws we’re designed exactly for the purpose of protecting our race from miscegenation and extraneous contact with the brethren.

  • exlib93

    Just call customer service for any company…you’ll speak to one of them.