china's 1 child policy

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  • Created on: 24-04-13 15:54
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  • china's 1 child policy
    • problems
      • enforced abortion late into pregnancy
      • female infanticide
      • ageing population
      • high proportion of boys to girls 118 to 100 ratio
    • policy
      • introduced in 1979 to try and reduce population
      • free education for children
      • access to free medical care and birth control
      • benefits lost if parents had more than 1 child
    • results
      • policy has prevented 300 million births
      • BR fallen from 40 to 12 per 1000
      • high proportion of male to females

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