China Ends 'One-Child' Policy

Also in China, the state-run media there reports the country is getting rid of its notorious one-child policy. The country of more than one billion people instituted the 'one couple, one child' policy in the 1970's, to control population growth.

Now, facing an aging population, the government will allow couples to have two children.

Kristi Lu Stout helps us better understand what this all means.

Instructional Links

Encyclopedia Article: World Book Kids, China

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar830555

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Website: Enchanted Learning, All about China

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/asia/china/

Printable Word Search Game: Chinese Culture Activities and Games for Kids 

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/word-finds/chinese-culture-wordsearch.html

Website article: China from the Inside, China's Future with Fewer Females 

http://ideastream.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/d6d95206-7f0a-4009-be89-49f50282517a/chinas-future-with-fewer-females-china-from-the-inside/

 

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