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China's Birth Policy

Summary: This essay is about China's one child policy.
One of the main problems facing China in recent years is overpopulation. The Chinese government needed to make policies to battle the quickly growing numbers of Chinese citizens. In 1979 the Family Planning Commission of China implemented the One-Child Policy as a solution. The One-Child policy states that parents in urban settings are limited to having only one child. Parents in rural areas are allowed two children provided the first is a girl. Boys are highly valued in Chinese culture, and this value especially applies to more rural areas. China's One-Child Policy is just one example of how cultures are extremely different in many aspects.

To understand why the Chinese government felt it necessary to institute a one-child policy, one must first understand the immense population of China. China currently holds 1.2 billion people or 20 percent of the world's population (Encyclopedia). This is an enormous amount of people for the...

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