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The Rise of Chinese Birth Tourism

 

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China’s One-Child Policy is responsible for the deaths of 400 million babies in the last three decades. Since the policy’s implementation, an epidemic of gendercide has swept China because families prefer to have male children.  Gendercide in China is receiving media attention now, but what about gendercide in other countries? Is China the only one?

 

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One month ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ...

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JIANGSU, China--On Saturday March 29th, ...

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GUANGZHOU, China— A “baby hatch” for abandoned children...

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In October 2013, the Ministry of Health and Family Planning launched a crackdown on illegal medical practices. These illegal practices included facilities with unlicensed doctors, illegal family-planning clinics, and sex-selective abortion providers. The year-long campaign has closed over 5,000 illegal clinics so far. According to People Daily, 7,316 illegal practices were reported in the first three months of the crackdown, and so far 6,538...

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I sit down with Jia at her kitchen table. She’s holding her beautiful 5-month old son and everything seems quiet and peaceful in her pleasant apartment just outside of Boston. While she feeds the baby, she starts to tell me her story. She speaks quietly, but is very confident in what she...

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BOSTON, MA -- As International Women’s Day approaches on Saturday March 8th, Chai Ling and All Girls Allowed urge global focus on China’s One-Child Policy and a swift end to the 34-year-old family planning law. International Women’s Day is defined as a time to ...

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Last November, China made significant changes...

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Last week in Sochi, thousands gathered to watch the opening ceremonies for the 2014 winter Olympics.  The show was spectacular, leaving viewers marveling at the brains that dreamt up the intricate ceremonies. Large choreographed ensembles and amazing technical feats were reminiscent of the incredible Beijing opening ceremonies in 2008. Most people remember Beijing’s incredible ceremonies, and some may even remember Zhang Yimou, the brilliant mind behind the show. However, what many people do not know...