one child policy
China's surplus of men is attributed, at least in part, to the family planning policy implemented in the country since 1979
The abolition of China's 35-year-old one-child policy closes one of the darkest chapters in the country's history. Millions of abortions, sterilizations and infanticides later, its chickens are coming home to roost.
There is no doubt that this is a step forward, but each step forward is also a reminder of injuries past.
As a steady, international body of research is showing, growing up with siblings offers children a matchless context in which they learn about relationships, social engagement, sharing, ownership, identity, conflict resolution, and problem solving.
HONG KONG, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Chinese travel far and wide to join their families for the Lunar New Year holiday, but for
With last week's relaxation of the policy, about one million more babies will be born each year in China, Mao said. "I am
"They don't have any humanity. They are not humans," Xinwen, who supposedly received a state-ordered contraceptive procedure
Authorities force Chinese woman to have abortion due to one-child policy
Cao Tingbing, Renmin University of China Professor Commits Suicide Over Violating China's One-Child Policy: Report
A chemistry professor at Remin University in Beijing allegedly lept from a nine-story school building to his death in March
With the eyes of the world watching, China must allow Chen and his family to live in freedom. Critically, the nation must also heed widespread calls to repeal the One-Child Policy, whose victims are largely voiceless.
China says it has stepped up its efforts to rescue human trafficking victims over the past year, but the irony is inescapable: if the Chinese government had halted its harsh and brutal enforcement of the One-Child Policy, human trafficking would be a much less severe problem than it is now.
‘Instead of condoning the policy, Vice President Biden should have condemned it in the strongest possible terms. There can