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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, September 7, 2018

China Paves Way to End Two-Child Policy

From The Telegraph:

China, the world's most populous nation, appears to be setting the stage to end its decades-long policy of determining the number of children that couples can have, a social media post by a state-run newspaper suggested.

All content on family planning has been dropped in a draft civil code being deliberated by top lawmakers on Monday, the Procuratorate Daily wrote in a post on its Weibo account.

China has loosened its family planning policy as its population greys, birth rates slow and its workforce declines. In 2016, the government allowed couples in urban areas to have two children, replacing a one-child policy enforced since 1979.

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