Studies suggest a significant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide, sex-selective abortion. We can begin to address these issues by bringing them them out in the public. Since Punjabis constitute a significant portion of Indian immigrants as well as foreign students in Canada, it is crucial to understand the manifestation of gender inequality that may cause this sex selection and prejudice against girl-children within the traditional patriarchal Punjabi culture. Why is the righteous father feeling humiliated? Suitability is defined in terms of social status, age and education. We were both born and brought up in Punjab and we came to Canada to pursue higher education.