World 2018

World 2018 is a review of the most important political, economic and social events as well as sport and science achievements. We have also explored topics related to migration, environment and technology. Our summary presents meaningful facts during the last 12 months which have had a significant impact on the world around us.

An estimated 1,400 girls are not born every year in Armenia due to a rooted preference for male children. The son-bias combined with a lower birth rate, has led to an alarming number of sex-selective abortions. Community activities, various laws and television shows are addressing the issue - with positive results. But is the actual problem being tackled?