New data from China health ministry has revealed the monumental scale of birth control measures conducted under the country's one-child policy more than forty years ago.
What does OCP stand for?
OCP stands for One-Child Policy (China)
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According to the paper, China's one-child policy was introduced in 1979 following a 1950s baby boom that sparked fears of a potential demographic crisis if the number of births was not brought under control.
China's one-child policy generally limits couples to one offspring, with exceptions for certain groups.
A legal counsel for jailed dissident writer Liu Xiaobo, who won last year's Nobel Peace Prize, urged Biden to see Liu's wife Liu Xia said that Biden should also press publicly about the treatment of critics including missing rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng and Chen Guangcheng, who exposed abuses in the one-child policy.
China's one-child policy was introduced in 1979 when the Chinese government saw population containment as an essential component to alleviate its social, economic, and environmental problems.
10/20/2010 8:34:05 AM China's one-child policy leads to an estimated 13 million reported abortions every year, with many of those ordered by the authorities enforcing the system.
But for some women in China, the one-child policy is a boon, helping reduce population pressure and giving them more power.
China's one-child policy and the use of sex-selective abortion have resulted in an estimated excess of nearly 33 million males under the age of 20, according to an analysis of data from China's 2005 inter-census survey, which was based on a representative sample of 1 % of the country's total population.