A study from the Canadian Medical Association Journal on the use of Abortion for Sex-Selection and has condemned the practice. This was ironically "good news" as it legitimized conclusions put forth by a number of smaller, less resource endowed, pro-life special-interest groups (Institute for Marriage and the Family Canada).
Then this investigative news-team report from the UK Guardian newspaper that finds it is happening in the UK.
The issue was addressed by noted Canadian Ethicist - Dr. Margaret Somerville.
To me, this seems to have placed Feminists in a terrible conundrum - most are virulently Pro-Choice, yet to endorse this practice leads boy-preference - sort of self-defeating for the movement don't you think? Also I have felt for some time that feminists - especially feminists who have children - can not continue with their ideology if they have sons. Most realize that 1) gender is not a social construct and 2) boys/men are actually not the smoldering violent men that have stereotyped all their lives. Of course it can take awhile for them to find this all our - sometime more than one generation - but it is our only hope.