Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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May 25, 2018

Family Planning Reform May Not Resolve Challenges

After reforming the nation’s one-child policy to a two-child policy in 2015, the Chinese government is now planning to eradicate family planning restrictions all together. The move to a two-child policy was aimed at boosting the nation’s birthrate to counter a declining work force and an aging population. However, in the years since the change was implemented, the

May 23, 2018