» 03/27/2004, 00.00
Risk of abortion for 40-60 million female children over ten year period
Beijing using violence to enforce its one child policy
More and more people complain that public officials are persecuting those who have "illegal" children. The government celebrates good results, but experts are critical of official figures, which are said to underestimate the real situation.
One child policy: the slogans change but the fines increase
China softens its violent slogans in favour of its one child policy, in praise of a harmonium society common good and the ecology. But in the interim, various provinces apply harsher sanctions for families with more than one child.
One-child law enslaves women's bodies
A CHRD report denounces absolute control over women's lives because of the one-child rule: forced gynaecological examinations; abortions even in the ninth month, sterilization, contraceptive implants. Local leaders who arbitrarily use fines to get rich. The one-child rule "for another five years" at least.
Chinese women oppose one-child-policy, want more children
Official sources indicate that seven women in ten would like to have two or more children. China’s one-child policy is increasingly viewed as impacting negatively on families and even children. The authorities continue however to insist that it is necessary.
China, damage of one-child law points to "risk of collapse"
The government presents a survey (pending the national census data) that shows an increase in population since 2010. But experts warn: "These are older people, not newborns. The one-child rule - an "hourly Tiananmen” - threatens to destroy social stability.
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