China- one child policy

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  • China -One child policy
    • 1979
    • 9/10 people disagreed
    • it was introduced to decrease/ control the population
    • the population reached 1 billion in 1976
    • Implications
      • forced abortion -16 million a year
        • financially beneficial to doctors
      • unfair to rural areas  as large families are needed for workforce
      • Lack of young people to help the elderly
      • free education, health care , contraception and education for women about giving birth
      • improved womens health
      • 4.2.1 - one child will end up looking after their (2) parents and (4) grandparents
      • predicted ageing population - by 2025 30% of the population will be over 65
    • Has the gov. achieved their aim?
      • China's population 2007- 1.3 billion which is 25% lower than expected
      • boys : girls 120 : 100
        • gender imbalance
        • marriage problems
      • environment has benefited because of more resources

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