That is a very difficult question. The world certainly has too many people and the rate of increase NEEDS to slow, however, a policy such as the Chinese have introduced would not work in many other countries in the world. By having a policy like this, there are many other considerations, such as birth control, forced abortion, what happens if a child dies, gender preferences and so many other questions. Different countries approach these questions in different ways. There are also the questions of the future to take into consideration. In the UK, the population is getting "older", with fewer young people to support the older generations, who are living longer. In China, with one child born for every 2 parents, who will support the parents in their old age? Will there be sufficient labour for meeting industrial needs?
by JKSophie 6 years ago
A shocking news came out early this month about a 7-month pregnant Chinese woman who was forced to have an abortion because she already has a kid and cannot pay the fine of £4,000. This is one of the many painful instances brought by the one-child policy in China. Although, we cannot...
by Patty Inglish MS 2 years ago
China ended the one-child policy in 2015, because it seems to result in a mass decrease of femalesin the population (33 Million more men than women in 2015, according to Radio Free Asia); unregistered children born without a birth certificate above the one-child limit do not exist legally and...
by Melvin Porter 8 years ago
China is about to relax it's "one child" policy they implemented about two decades ago to control it's population growth rate. China is doing this to increase the number of young people in the population and the work force to offset the demands of it's rapidly aging population.
by Divy Raghuvanshi 5 years ago
Is implementing one child policy the best but an indirect way of sustaining environment.as more number of people carry an equally greater demand for every possible thing ,which means more exploitation.more people will eat more thus need for more food an increased food demand means using more...
by ValL 4 years ago
Should people all over the world follow a one or two child per couple policy?
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