China One Child Policy

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  • Created on: 03-03-15 18:18
When did China's population reach 1 billion
1982
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By the time the policy was introduced, how often was China's population doubling
Every 37 years
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How low did China want the population to be by the end if the twentieth century
1.2 billion
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How old did people have to be to have children
24
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'Glory Certificates' were incentives to have only one child. What did they entail?
3 months maternity leave full pay, £20 a year allowance for the child, free nursery education at work, free medical care and priority for education, univerity entrance and jobs
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What happened to those who had more than one child?
Fines, forced abortions, sterilisation
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What amendment was made in 1986 for people in rural areas and Why?
A second child was allowed if the first was a girland if the births were 5 years apart. Male heirs were more likely to carry on running the family farms
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Why was the policy resisted in rural areas?
Traditional large families, labour needed for domestic work and to look after older relatives, boys more highly valued, richer people and therefore less bothered about the fines
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How many single child families were there in china in 1986
35 million
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At what year and to what number is the population forecast to stabilise?
2045, 1.6 billion
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By 1984, what percentage of families in main cities had just one child?
83%
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Why have only children been named 'China's little emporers'?
Due to some of them being spoilt
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Why have phsycological disorders increased in China?
Mothers being unhappy and wanting more children and children being lonely and lacking sibling companionship
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What has happened to some undervalued female babies in some regions?
Infanticide :(
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What is the boy:girl ratio in China?
118:100
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What has happened to some young girls due to the lack of them?
Kidnappings
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