China in rural birth control bid – BBC

 Media Images 40006000 Jpg  40006119 Children203 From BBC News:

China is to bring in new financial incentives to encourage people in rural areas to have fewer children in another bid to control its rising population.

From next year, parents in the countryside will get an annual payment when they reach the age of 60, provided they have only one child, or two girls.

A lack of social security in rural areas has encouraged some families to break China’s one-child policy. [Full Text]

October 16, 2006 8:22 AM
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