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‘To be a Chinese mother, you need a strong heart’: A conversation with a young mother in China

China may have abolished its one-child policy, but motherhood remains fraught with obstacles.  

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Chinese Corner: Blame for China’s demographic time bomb, neurotic parents, and a Lu Xun comic

Who is to blame for China’s population crisis? 人口列车是怎样失控的 rénkǒu lièchē shì zěnyàng shīkòng de How did the population…

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The birth rate debate in China is out of control

A proposal to establish a fund to reward families for having two children, created by Nanjing University professor Liu…

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Subsidies for having kids? The Chinese internet is not impressed

Earlier this month, a People’s Daily’s opinion piece that urges Chinese citizens to have more babies as a “national…

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The People’s Daily: ‘Giving birth is not only a family matter but also a national issue’

A backlash is growing on Chinese social media against a recent commentary by the People’s Daily, which asserts that…

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Jiangxi implements new rules to prevent sex-selective abortions

Jiangxi Province has introduced a new set of

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The end of forced family planning?

For years, the writing has been on the wall for China’s…

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Can China implement a three-child policy?

Last week, prior to the opening of this…

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Falling birth rates and infant deaths

Caixin reports that 630,000 fewer babies were born in…

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The plight of China’s family planners

The beginning and end of the one-child policy It has been more than a year since China abolished…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Mei Fong on her Pulitzer win, meeting Queen Elizabeth and foreign correspondence

Mei Fong, the guest on this week’s Sinica Podcast about China’s one-child policy, is the first Malaysian-born…

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