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October 30, 2015

China Ends Decades-Old Control over Family Rights.

China ends one-child policy

China just lifted a 26-year-old embargo limiting family size for its citizens.

What was originally purported as a measure to lessen the impact of urban overgrowth and environmental destruction has been changed to allow two children per family.

“Huang said one of the leading arguments for the one-child rule was that controlling population would result in less damage to natural resources.”

“I think that the new policy definitely wins the public’s mind.”

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The end of this policy comes at a time of growing concern over a dwindling workforce.

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Editor: Caitlin Oriel

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