The effects of China's one-child policy on women's education

Women's educational attainment has increased tremendously and even exceeded men's all over the world in the late 20th century. China's One-Child Policy had a beneficial effect on women's education and explains about half ...

The fear making Chinese women reluctant to have more children

I was waiting in a fashionable café for Tang Xiaohe (Names have been changed to protect anonymity) in the Dongzhimen district in Beijing. Every bit of the décor in the café signalled the prosperity of China's capital city. ...

China's one-child generation not so selfish after all

Every generation has a tendency to despair at the next one's perceived shortcomings, and Chinese society is no different in this regard. The "Little Emperor" generation - those born during China's strict one-child policy, ...

China's 'missing girls' theory likely far overblown, study shows

It's common for media and academics to cite the statistic that China's one-child policy has led to anywhere from 30 million to 60 million "missing girls" that has created a gender imbalance in the world's most populous nation.

To Chinese, end of 1-child policy welcome, not game-changer

Everyone should have the chance to have more than one child, say Chinese parents who welcome the government's loosening of its population policy. But just because all couples can now have two children, that doesn't mean all ...

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