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#One Child Policy

# one-child-policy - Thursday 22 August, 2019

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped
# Population Control
# Population Control

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:15 AM 21,821 Views 21 Comments

The country operated a strict one-child policy from 1979 to 2015.

# one-child-policy - Friday 30 October, 2015

Condom stocks fall in China but a boost for nappies, strollers and baby formula
# Times Are Changing
# Times Are Changing

Condom stocks fall in China but a boost for nappies, strollers and baby formula

Oct 30th 2015, 8:25 PM 10,273 Views 5 Comments

The end of the one-child policy is having an interesting fallout.

# one-child-policy - Thursday 29 October, 2015

China is allowing people have more than one child
# China In Their Hands
# China In Their Hands

China is allowing people have more than one child

Oct 29th 2015, 11:34 AM 18,751 Views 49 Comments

Couples will now be allowed two children.

# one-child-policy - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired
# One Child Policy
# One Child Policy

A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired

May 19th 2015, 8:50 AM 15,853 Views 20 Comments

The woman is five months pregnant.

# one-child-policy - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all
# One Child Policy
# One Child Policy

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all

Oct 30th 2014, 9:15 PM 17,856 Views 21 Comments

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

# one-child-policy - Saturday 28 December, 2013

China eases its one-child policy and abolishes labour camps
# China
# China

China eases its one-child policy and abolishes labour camps

Dec 28th 2013, 9:14 AM 11,097 Views 27 Comments

China argues its one-child limit kept population growth in check and supported the country’s rapid development that has seen it soar from mass poverty to become the world’s second-largest economy.

# one-child-policy - Friday 6 December, 2013

'House of Flying Daggers' director sued for having too many children
# One Child Policy
# One Child Policy

'House of Flying Daggers' director sued for having too many children

Dec 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 16,827 Views 25 Comments

Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China’s one-child policy.

# one-child-policy - Friday 15 November, 2013

China to relax one-child policy, abolish labour camps
# China
# China

China to relax one-child policy, abolish labour camps

Nov 15th 2013, 4:24 PM 11,395 Views 36 Comments

A raft of reforms announced today also included reductions on the application of the death penalty.

# one-child-policy - Monday 1 July, 2013

China passes law 'forcing' children to visit their parents
# Meet The Parents
# Meet The Parents

China passes law 'forcing' children to visit their parents

Jul 1st 2013, 10:10 AM 12,377 Views 14 Comments

Experts are unclear about the measures will be enforced or how often visits are required.

# one-child-policy - Saturday 16 March, 2013

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971
# One Child Policy
# One Child Policy

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971

Mar 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 7,723 Views 85 Comments

China says that its one child policy introduced int he early 1980s has prevented overpopulation and boosted economic development.

# one-child-policy - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Concern in China over number of single males
# Bare Branches
# Bare Branches

Concern in China over number of single males

Feb 7th 2013, 9:30 PM 12,708 Views 21 Comments

Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.

# one-child-policy - Friday 11 January, 2013

China's 'One Child' policy produces more risk-averse adults: study
# China
# China

China's 'One Child' policy produces more risk-averse adults: study

Jan 11th 2013, 7:44 AM 7,747 Views 16 Comments

Australian studies have concluded that children born in China’s sibling-free culture are less risky and less entrepreneurial.

# one-child-policy - Monday 24 December, 2012

China busts trafficking ring, 89 children rescued
# Child Trafficking
# Child Trafficking

China busts trafficking ring, 89 children rescued

Dec 24th 2012, 5:57 PM 7,580 Views 4 Comments

Chinese police have rescued 89 children and arrested 355 suspects after busting a series of child trafficking rings. Police are now searching for their parents.

# one-child-policy - Friday 6 July, 2012

Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers

Jul 6th 2012, 9:17 AM 5,507 Views 4 Comments

Babies were being auctioned to the highest bidder for as much as €6,000, according to reports.

# one-child-policy - Thursday 9 September, 2010

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule

Sep 9th 2010, 5:20 PM 1,000 Views 0 Comments

The country’s famous birth control policy – where families are only permitted to have one child or face fines – could be repealed.