a strong population policy- china


chinas anti- natal population policy

its effectivness 

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  • china- a strong population change
    • location
      • South-east Asia along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean,
    • history
      • 1976
        • population nearly 1 billion
        • chinas new leader xiaoping wanted to solve pop. problem
          • solutions
            • rewards for those who had one child
              • free education
              • family allowances
              • proity housing
              • pension benifts
            • punishments for those who had more than one child
              • none of the rewards
              • you would have to pay a fine
            • to help
              • women must be over the age of 20 before they marry and men 22
              • couple must have permission from the     government before they have a child
              • family planning is offered at work
        • if something wasn't       done then population by 2025 would be at least 1.8 billion
      • 1949
        • October 1st 1949 ' peoples republic was formed
          • wanted to make china strong and prosperous
          • he wanted to increase chinas population
    • the effect the policy had
      • the population stablised
      • prevented 400 billion births
      • fertility rates  dropped from 5.7 (in1970) to 1.8 (today)
      • sustainable population means less resouces are used up
    • problems
      • didn't want girls
        • killed enfants
        • children  left on streets
      • spoilt chirldren
        • lonley
        • find it difficult to make friends
      • women are drastically outnumbered
        • 114 boys are born for every 100 girls
    • present day situation
      • government fears to relax the policy as it may cause a population explosion
      • in cities if your first born is a girl then you are aloud to have another child
        • this has lead to force abortions and illegal ultrsounds


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