TIME International Cover Story Examines China’s One-Child Policy

In its international cover story, TIME examines China’s one-child policy, including recent changes to the regulations that will allow couples in which one partner is an only child to have two children, the news magazine reports. “Each year, one million parents may take the government up on its offer to expand their families, according to demographers’ projections,” TIME notes. The news magazine summarizes the story and presents an excerpt (Beech, 11/21).