While Vice President Joe Biden might "fully understand" China's one-child policy, most of us cannot comprehend such atrocious treatment of human life, especially the systematic disposal of young girls who are viewed as unfit or not as worthy of life as their brothers.
Nevertheless, China is just one of many nations known for such brutal policies. The United Nations estimates that as many as 200 million girls are missing in the world today because of this "gendercide."
A new documentary film titled, "It's a Girl," tells the stories of "abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son." (h/t Creative Minority)
Learn more about the film by visiting www.itsagirlmovie.com.