What was China's Population like?
What year was the One Child Policy put in place?
What age were couples told to wait until they could get married?
One option after having one successful pregnancy was to abort the child, what was the other?
Women were to be sterilised
By what percent did salaries rise for couples that had one child?
What were the penalties of having a second child
Be made redundant at work
In which areas were second child's excepted?
What were the problems with the one child policy?
Women were forced to have abortions even in their final month of pregnancy
More girls were being born
Girls were put into orphanages
Regular checks by the 'granny police'
Many over indulged, spoilt children
What are the benefits?
The population has slowed down drastically (400 million fewer babies being born)
The forecast famine didn't happen
Standards of living increased