By Dave Andrusko It happens so very rarely…A woman is “successfully” aborted only to find out her baby is still alive. Now the question for a “shocked” Zhou Fengxia is whether she accepts the hospital’s offer to abort her baby a second time; continue with reported demand for “an as yet unspecified amount from the …Continue reading "Chinese woman “shocked” to hear her aborted baby was still alive"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, XINJIANG, CHINA. The Chinese Government, operating under the Two-Child Policy, has forcibly aborted a woman’s third child, according to NPR and Radio Free Europe reports. The woman, an ethnic Kazakh, was a widow with two children, living in the Xinjiang region. She married a Kazakh citizen, living in Kazakhstan, across …Continue reading "China Forcibly Aborts Woman’s Third Child. Forced Abortion Continues Under Two-Child Policy: Government Report"
By Sarah Terzo Chi An is a Chinese women who took part in enforcing the “one child” policy in China. Now she recalls how women pregnant with “illegal” children were treated: “A positive pregnancy test spelled trouble for a woman with a child. The representative would take the young woman aside for a series of …Continue reading "Chinese woman describes pressure put on mothers to abort"
Father says he was disappointed that his fourth child turned out to be a daughter By Dave Andrusko According to Gaozhou Television in South China, soon after police were alerted that a newborn girl had gone missing from Magui Health Centre hospital, “officers began to suspect the girl’s father, surnamed Li.” But that proved to be …Continue reading "Thrown from a cliff, newborn baby girl survives fall and 12 hours of exposure"
Young Party members ordered to “lead by example” to achieve a “two-child family regime” By Steven W. Mosher When the Chinese Communist Party implemented a “comprehensive two-child policy” in early 2016, outside observers assumed that it would be voluntary. And why should they not? To all appearances, this was a dramatic relaxation—a doubling, no less–of …Continue reading "China Begins “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce"
Moving to policy to one where every couple is required to have two children By Population Research Institute Beijing is quickly moving beyond a voluntary two-child policy to one where every couple is required to have two children, says PRI President Steven Mosher. “The two-child policy is coming to be referred to as a “comprehensive …Continue reading "China is “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce"
The PRC’s Planned Birth Policy continues its shift towards more births By Jonathan Abbamonte, Population Research Institute After more than 20 years of below replacement fertility, Chinese society is beginning to feel the demographic consequences of the Government’s planned birth policies. The provincial government in Shaanxi, a province in north-central China, has published a report …Continue reading "Chinese Provincial Government Calls for an End to Birth Restrictions"
By Steven W. Mosher Editor’s note. This is adapted from a talk Mr. Mosher gave Thursday evening at NRLC 2018 convention. My introduction to the one-child policy came in a dusty rural clinic in South China in 1980. Hundreds of local women had been arrested in the people’s commune I was living in, charged with …Continue reading "China Discovers the Value of Children—400 Million Lives Later"
By Steven W. Mosher Editor’s note. Mr. Mosher will be speaking at the Thursday night general session June 28 at the 2018 National Right to Life Convention. There is still time to register at the lower price which ends at noon June 26. After that all registration is on site at the convention at the …Continue reading "China May End Two-Child Policy, But What Comes Next May Be Just as Bad"
By Reggie Littlejohn, President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. According to a Bloomberg report, anonymous sources have stated that the State Council (China’s Cabinet) has commissioned research on the impact of ending China’s two-child policy, possibly within the next year. “The leadership wants to reduce the pace of aging in China’s population and remove a source …Continue reading "Is China proposing to End Its Two-Child Forced Abortion Policy? Hold off the celebration"
By Michael Cook Writing in the magazine Foreign Policy, a Chinese scientist has a gloomy prediction for bioethicists: “China Will Always Be Bad at Bioethics.” Yangyang Cheng, a postdoctoral research associate at Cornell University, believes that the Chinese state is not fundamentally interested in fostering a culture of respect for human dignity. In this environment, …Continue reading "China not fostering a culture of respect for human dignity"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers The Congressional Executive Commission on China has released its 2017 Report, which contains documentation of continued forced abortion under China’s Two-Child Policy. In addition, the sex ratio at birth reported by the Chinese government indicates that the selective abortion of baby girls continues under the new policy. “When the Chinese …Continue reading "China: Forced abortion, sex-selective abortion of girls still practiced under two child policy, according to 2017 government report"