KATHMANDU, April 13: Sex-selective abortions are reportedly rampant. The negative impacts of such abortions have manifested in the recently concluded national census 2022, with a decreasing number of baby girls as opposed to boys. Out of the total 412,935 newborns, 218,074 account for boys (52.8 percent), and 194,861 girls (47.3 percent), according to the census.