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Op-Ed: Should China's one-child policy be scrapped?

As a writer I believe in the power of words. They can make you laugh or cry. But there’s only one topic that makes me retch involuntarily from disgust. The abuse of children.

336 million abortions carried out in China in last 40 years

Since the introduction of the one-child policy 40-years ago in the Peoples Republic of China Chinese doctors have carried out over 330 million abortions.

China’s families grow smaller, and so does the language

China’s youngsters are losing vocabulary as their family trees shrink. The youngest “Little Emperors” are likely to end up having to learn fewer words as "uncles", "aunts" and "cousins" become more and more abstract terms.

Forced abortion done on 7-month pregnant woman in China

A 23-year old housewife who was seven months pregnant was reportedly forced to abort because she could not pay the penalty for violating China's "one-child" population control policy.

China to 'soften tone' on its one-child policy

Chinese officials have announced a plan to overhaul the slogans associated with the nation's one-child per family law. Implemented in 1979, China has adhered to a one-child only law for Chinese families, and this is strictly enforced in urban areas.
 

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