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China Forces Birth Control on Uyghurs to Suppress Population
June 30, 2020

China Forces Birth Control on Uyghurs to Suppress Population

By Associated Press
Even while China loosens restrictions on family size elsewhere, rates of forced birth control and sterilization are growing in Xinjiang.

China’s Bride Trafficking Problem
October 30, 2019

China’s Bride Trafficking Problem

By Heather Bar
Over generations, China’s one-child policy drove a demographic disaster that has sparked a devastatingly cruel trade.
China’s Reputation for Long-Range Planning Is Wildly Exaggerated
March 22, 2019

China’s Reputation for Long-Range Planning Is Wildly Exaggerated

By David Skidmore
Don't be misled by the erroneous notion that China possesses some uniquely successful capacity for long-range planning.

China's Number of Births Just Keeps Dropping
November 01, 2018

China's Number of Births Just Keeps Dropping

By Shannon Tiezzi
The two-child policy is helping, but not enough to turn the tide of a looming demographic crisis.

To Encourage More Births, Chinese Specialists Propose Birth Fund, Childless Tax
August 17, 2018

To Encourage More Births, Chinese Specialists Propose Birth Fund, Childless Tax

By Charlotte Gao
The proposals triggered a large wave of criticism and sarcasm online.

China's Trafficked Brides
July 19, 2017

China's Trafficked Brides

By Eugene K. Chow
Thanks to the one child policy, Chinese men are turning to Ukrainian brides and sex trafficking to find wives.

China's Millennials: Consumer Superpower
May 18, 2017

China's Millennials: Consumer Superpower

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Helen Wang.
China’s Worst Disaster
May 27, 2016

China’s Worst Disaster

By Mei Fong
"It’s hard to reverse 30-plus years of ceaseless propaganda promoting the one-child family as the ideal."

The Legacy of China’s One-Child Policy
April 20, 2016

The Legacy of China’s One-Child Policy

By Young China Watchers
Journalist Mei Fong on the one-child policy and its continuing impact in China.

The Truth About China's 'Two-Child Policy'
December 07, 2015

The Truth About China's 'Two-Child Policy'

By Bo Zhiyue
The loosening of the "one-child policy" isn't quite the landmark step observers had hoped for.

China's Oppression, Inc.
November 11, 2015

China's Oppression, Inc.

By David Dawson
Resistance to removing birth limitations demonstrates the financial motives for oppressive policies in China.
China: Too Few Kids? Too Little, Too Late
November 02, 2015

China: Too Few Kids? Too Little, Too Late

By Alex Coblin
The government announces the end of the one-child policy. It may not mean much.

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