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China’s One-Child Policy In China, there are more than 1.3 billion people living, working and building families. In 1978, the government created China’s one-child policy. China’s one-child policy was established by Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in 1979 to limit China's population growth. The policy lets couples have only one child. If they have another child the mother is pressured to abort the pregnancy. The one-child policy has brought many disasters to china since the one-child policy was established. First are the problems of the female abortions and the killing of infants. “As a result, abortions of females have become commonplace, as well as the killing of babies born post-partum.” China’s women must have an abortion, even if…show more content…
These eras were characterized by wide scale crime and violence.” In the past 19th century, China has had the same problem before. Where there are more men the more violence there is especially in the lower classes. Ma Jihong is 38years old and she is six months pregnant. “So when 10 people from the local office showed up one morning in October, she slipped through a gap in the concrete wall around the house and bolted like a sprinter toward the main road.” She was trying to hide her pregnancy from the government. “They took my daughter –in-law at 9 a.m. By 5 p.m., she was dead, Gao said.” Because of the one child policy Mao had to abort her child even though she was two months away from labor. “In 2009, a woman in Liaocheng, also in Shandong province, died after being forced to get an abortion a week before her due date.” They made a women abort a full grown baby; it wasn’t even a fetus because it was fully developed baby. “By the midpoint of the century, more than a quarter of the Chinese population will be over 65.” By 2050, about 25% or more will be over 65 years old. “What this means is, that most Chinese citizens don’t have sibling, each child will likely have to care for their two parents-and every possibly their four grandparents (hence the 4-2-1 problem.” The way that the 4-2-1 problem works is that the one child has to take care of his parents and if his grandparents are still there they have to take care of them two. Which
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