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Attitudes Towards and Prevalence of Son Preference and Sex Selection in South Asian American Communities in the United States

June 7, 2012

This report summarizes research conducted by Generations Ahead, a social justice non-profit in the United States, within the South Asian American community. This research examines attitudes towards and prevalence of son preference and sex selective practices through focus groups and interviews with and a survey of South Asian Americans.

Releasing Seeds to the Wind: The Story of Generations Ahead

February 22, 2012

Generations Ahead is a nonprofit organization that ceased operation on January 31, 2012. This report aims to share the lessons learned by the organization from its work with social justice issues related to genetic technologies and includes interviews with key stakeholders: staff, board members, allies, and funders.

Forensic DNA Database Expansion: Growing Racial Inequities, Eroding Civil Liberties, Diminishing Returns

November 21, 2011

Forensic DNA databases, first introducedin the 1990s to track convicted violent felons, today store and permanently retain the DNA of 10 million people, manyof whom have never beenconvicted of a crime.