two-child policy

In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, a nurse points out the image of a three-month-old fetus during a sonogram scan for "Nancy" Yin at a clinic run by Marie Stopes International in Xi'an in central China's Shaanxi province. While comprehensive data are hard to come by, official figures …

Report: WaPo Missed the Real China Story on Sex-Selective Abortions

The Washington Post story “Too Many Men” totally missed the point regarding the underlying causes of China’s disastrous gender imbalance, a new essay notes, since it refused to address the problem of sex-selective abortions under China’s two-child policy.

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China’s Family Planning Police Screen Women Four Times a Year for Pregnancy

Despite its recent hyped-up move to a “two-child policy,” China’s notorious family planning police continue to regularly examine women to make sure they have not gotten pregnant illegally, and make use of forced abortions and involuntary sterilizations in case of unpermitted pregnancies.

Pro-democracy protesters take turns to speak as they stand behind a huge banner in Hong Kong on May 31, 2015, before a rally to commemorate the 1989 crackdown at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, prior to the incident's 26th anniversary on June 4.

Report: China Had Worst Year Ever for Human Rights Abuses in 2015

Human rights and rule of law conditions in China have been on a “downward trend” since Xi Jinping took power as Chinese Communist Party General Secretary in 2012, resulting in 2015 being the worst year on record for human rights

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China Amps Up PR Campaign Extolling ‘Two-Child Policy’

The Communist Party-run Xinhua News Agency is bombarding readers with reasons why China’s two-child population policy is beneficial for the country and the world, while completely ignoring the core complaints of human rights activists who say that the policy changes little or nothing.