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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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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country’s famous birth control policy – where families are only permitted to have one child or face fines – could be repealed.