Why do we say gendercide?
Because 126 million baby girls are missing according to the United Nations Population Fund, 2018.
Let that sink in.
So many baby girls have disappeared through abortion, infanticide, or neglect and work needs to be done for political change to remedy this.
For more information on the data: https://www.unfpa.org/gender-biased-sex-selection#
According to the United Nations Population Fund this is a growing problem, even in some European countries though it primarily stays a problem in India and China.