» 10/31/2012, 00.00
Communist think tank tells govt to get rid of one-child policy
Part of the Communist establishment, the China Development Research Foundation wants the government to allow couples to have two children by 2015 and birth limits dropped by 2020, proposals reported by Xinhua.
Party officials’ careers in jeopardy if they have more than one child
Communist Party officials in Henan have called for orthodox observance of government family planning policies. They warn that party officials who violate the ‘one-child’ policy will not be promoted. However, 30 years of forced population controls have had serious repercussions on Chinese society.
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Chinese authorities warn couples to have two children only after new law is approved
Population agency warns provinces to “maintain good birth order” until the National People’s Congress amends the population law in a few months’ time.
Consultative Conference: “The government must end the one-child rule”
A group of members taking part in the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, which ended yesterday, asked the government to restore the two-child rule: current policy creates social problems and personality disorders in young people.
China’s one-child policy is state violence against women and children
Although occasionally “tweaked,” the infamous law has not been eliminated and is having disastrous demographic consequences: labor shortages, an aging population, a skewed sex ration between men and women, women trafficking and sexual slavery. However, the government is not going to repeal it because it helps it control the population. The Party “is maintaining its grip on power by shedding the blood of the innocent women and babies of China,” said Reggie Littlejohn in her testimony before the Congressional Executive Commission on China.
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