Some evidence suggests that in Asia, especially in China with its one-child policy , additional fertility behavior, infant deaths, and female birth information may be hidden or not reported. Instead of policy expanding women's opportunities for gainful employment policy, from 1979 onward the one-child policy has added upon the son preference causing the largest number of missing women in any country.  As parents are eager to have sons and are allowed only one child, some first born females are not reported with the hope that their next child will be a son.   Surviving children who live unreported suffer by not having access to health insurance , lower chances receiving and education and often live with the feeling that they are a burden to their families.
"The Donner Party," Ric Burns' 1992 documentary for the PBS series The American Experience, is now available on DVD, and for only $, from Shop PBS . This is an excellent documentary that tells the story of the Donner Party using traditional sources and the then-new research of Prof. Joseph A. King. With readings from primary sources, and footage of scenes from the Trail and the cabins, this is an easy way to learn a lot about the Donner Party in 90 minutes of enjoyable viewing For other Ric Burns films, including The Way West , about the conflict between the Native Americans and the European, visit Steeplechase Films .
Princess Ameera Al-Taweel of Saudi Arabia is the wife of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, and a magna cum laude graduate of New Haven University with a degree in Business Administration. HH Princess Ameerah supports a wide range of humanitarian interests in both Saudi Arabia and around the world. She is Vice Chair of the Alwaleed bin Talal Foundation, an international, non-profit organization dedicated to poverty alleviation, disaster relief, interfaith dialogue and women¹s empowerment. The princess is a voal advocate for equal rights for women in Saudi Arabia and also the nation's youth.