One child policy

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  • Created on: 20-05-14 21:46


  • Encoragment of fast growing population in 1949 led to problems like food shortages, dropping of living standards and famine
  • One child policy introduced in 1979

How policy enforced in past

  • Later marriages---> ment o be at least 25 and women 23
  • Spacing between births---> gap of at least 4 years between each new child
  • Fewer children--->up to 3 children


Policy now

  • Slightly flexible---> rurual families are aloud more than one child
  • Fines imposed if someone has another baby, instead…


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