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China eases one-child policy and abolishes ‘re-education labour camps’

Posted By admin On December 28, 2013 @ 7:16 am In World News | Comments Disabled

London Independent [1]
December 28, 2013

State media says China’s top legislature has sanctioned the ruling Communist Party’s decision to allow couples to have a second child if one parent is an only child.

It is the first major easing in three decades of the restrictive national birth planning policy.

Implemented around 1980, China’s birth policy has limited most couples to only one child, but has allowed a second child if neither parent has siblings or if the first born to a rural couple is a girl.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the standing committee of the National People’s Congress approved a resolution Saturday to formalise the party decision.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] London Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/changes-in-china-onechild-policy-is-reformed-and-reeducation-through-labour-camps-abolished-9028120.html

[2] China to loosen one-child policy and abolish labour camps: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-to-loosen-one-child-policy-and-abolish-labour-camps.html

[3] China’s Easing of One-child Policy Will Not Stop Forced Abortions, Gendercide: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinas-easing-of-one-child-policy-will-not-stop-forced-abortions-gendercide.html

[4] China’s One-Child Policy Expected to Produce 40-Million ‘Surplus’ Males by 2020: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china%e2%80%99s-one-child-policy-expected-to-produce-40-million-%e2%80%98surplus%e2%80%99-males-by-2020.html

[5] China’s barbaric one-child policy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinas-barbaric-one-child-policy.html

[6] China deliberates adjusting one-child policy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-deliberates-adjusting-one-child-policy.html

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