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Chinese Health Officials Say Country’s Gender Imbalance ‘Serious,’ Implicating One-Child Policy

Reuters: China says its gender imbalance ‘most serious’ in the world
“Chinese health authorities on Wednesday described the gender imbalance among newborns as ‘the most serious and prolonged’ in the world, a direct ramification of the country’s strict one-child policy. The statement will add to growing calls for the government to scrap all family planning restrictions in the world’s most populous nation, which many scholars say faces a demographic crisis…” (Wee, 1/21).