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Chinese History: One Child Policy

Some 100 million single children have been born since the one-child policy. Statistics from the China National Center for Women and Children's Health reveal that the country's annual population growth will increase from 16 million to 22 million by 2016.

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Definition: China's One-Child Policy (計劃生育政策, jìhuà shēngyù zhèngcè) was established by Deng Xiaoping in 1979 to limit China’s population growth.

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Pronunciation: 計劃生育政策, jìhuà shēngyù zhèngcè
Also Known As: 計劃生育政策, jìhuà shēngyù zhèngcè

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