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> Guangxi One-Child Policy Enforced
post May 29 2007, 09:09 AM
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I've heard about the one-child policy in China, but don't know much about it or where the policy is enforced and where it isn't. Not sure if it's a few places in China or many?

I just read a news article about the one-child policy being (brutally) enforced in Guangxi province. Towns and villages were raided and dozens of women were forced to have abortions. If that isn't enough, the sledgehammer-carrying army confiscated livestock, stole money and trashed locals homes.

This is tough for me to absorb, especially as a woman. I know that human rights violations are not uncommon in China. Can anyway give a bit of history behind the one-child policy?

Here's the article.

Thoughts guys?


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wakingdream   Guangxi One-Child Policy Enforced   May 29 2007, 09:09 AM
Paul   China's population is huge and on the surface ...   May 29 2007, 09:40 AM
rbisset   It's not Tibetans in this case but a town in G...   May 29 2007, 10:09 AM
wakingdream   This topic is a sad one. What would alternatives b...   May 29 2007, 10:17 AM
Paul   Hmmm, it is an interesting problem. Really there ...   May 29 2007, 10:32 AM
Paul   Just looking up info on Guangxi province. Hmmm, i...   May 29 2007, 10:44 AM
eddakath   G'Day Mate, I only know a little about the on...   May 29 2007, 11:12 AM
wakingdream   Thanks Shane. Yup, it does make things a little ...   May 29 2007, 12:22 PM
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Paul   Excellent - thanks for that answer - nice to have ...   May 29 2007, 09:23 PM
eddakath   Glad I could help in some way. From reading it ha...   May 30 2007, 01:36 AM
wakingdream   Me too Paul, I would love to explore China. Of...   May 30 2007, 07:32 AM
Paul   I am not the messiah - I am just a very naughty bo...   May 30 2007, 07:43 AM
rbisset   It'll be interesting to hear your views on Xin...   May 30 2007, 08:39 AM
Paul   Rbisset - Tell us more. I have no opinion on the ...   May 30 2007, 09:00 AM
wakingdream   Rich, please do tell us more....I don't know...   May 30 2007, 09:15 AM
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rbisset   MP3 Linky (14.7mb) Here's the link. It's...   May 30 2007, 02:07 PM
mizliz   I don't know the naughty part Paul, but you ...   May 30 2007, 11:15 PM
Paul   Mizliz - thanks. Hmmm, don't know what else t...   Jun 1 2007, 05:33 AM
wakingdream   That's funny. My husband and I were talking ...   Jun 1 2007, 07:40 AM
Paul   Ha ha - great minds think alike????   Jun 1 2007, 07:58 AM
wakingdream   It seems to be that way! :yes:   Jun 1 2007, 08:17 AM
eddakath   Hey Hey its me again I just got home from a birth...   Jun 2 2007, 09:57 AM
Paul   If he calls me Big nose again...   Jun 3 2007, 08:49 AM
kfc1   :hug: :party: :hyper: :frantics: hi :frantics: ...   Jun 21 2007, 03:56 AM
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