Six GTA Hospitals Won’t reveal Fetal Sex during Ultrasound
Newspaper: The Star
But Kripa Sekhar, executive director of the South Asian Women’s Centre, cautions against targeting one segment of society. She said any child living in poverty can slip through the cracks, not just newcomers. “His intention may be good, but the way in which it reads is problematic,” said Ms. Sekhar. “I think the city councillor should first start a discussion about this issue, before making a motion that would essentially profile immigrant children and immigrant families who have already been profiled in so many other instances.” She had particular concerns about the idea of a registry. “It would create more monitoring of immigrant families and their children, who are already living in very difficult circumstances,” she said.