HUMAN China's one child policy

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What is an anti natalist policy?
policy that limits and reduces population growth
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When was chinas one child policy created?
1979
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Who created the policy?
Deng Xiaoping
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Who does it affect?
Han chinese living in China - 92% of china's population
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What are the exceptions to the policy?
If first child is a girl, if parents are both only offspring, if first child has birth defects or health problems
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What will the dramatic decrease in the population cause in the future?
ageing population- elderly population have long term health needs= big costs, but they are less working population to pay
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How many births has the policy prevented?
at least 300 million
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What are the benefits for families with one child?
higher wages, better employment and education opportunities, priority housing, pension
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How many tonnes of carbon dioxide has it prevented?
up to 200 million
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What are other advantages of the policy?
improved living conditions- better fed, clothed, educated .etc., better womens health service
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What are the consequences for families that don't follow the policy?
fines, unemployment
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What have increased since the policy began?
forced abortions
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How many children are kidnapped every year?
over 70,000
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What happens to girls?
sold, adopted, killed, inequality, disproportion of males to females
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What is 'little emperors syndrome'?
boys are the only child and are spoilt, getting everything they want
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