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China faces uphill battle as it tries to instill ‘pro-birth’ culture

China faces uphill battle as it tries to instill ‘pro-birth’ culture

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Officials who used to enforce the one-child policy are struggling to convince young people to have more children. Chinese births have gone from around 18 million a year in 2016, when the one-child policy was scrapped, to below 10 million now, a drop of 46%.

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Pete Myers

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