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Flashcards in China 1 Child Policy - POPULATION Deck (8):
1

What problems was the country facing

Famine (are/water pollution)
Over-cultivation of the land
Poverty
Growth of shanty towns
Disease
High unemployment
Low standards of living
Food shortages
Homelessness
Inability to provide medical care and education

2

When can couples get married

Their late 20s

3

What must women do

They must be sterilised after their first successful pregnancy and abort any further pregnancys

4

How much do they receive for limiting their family to one child

5-10%

5

What do couples receive

Free family planning

6

What do they have priority over

Housing, pension, family benefits and free education for the single child

7

What must couples do to have children

Apply to marry and have a child

8

Why was it introduced

During the 1970s the government realised the population was growing very rapidly and was not sustainable