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China Will Officially End One-Child Policy: State Media

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 29/10/2015 Alana Horowitz Satlin

China will officially end its longstanding one-child policy, allowing couples to have two children, state media reported. 

The policy was first implemented in 1980 as a means of curbing the country's rapidly-growing population.

China first announced changes to the law in 2013, allowing couples to have children only if one of the parents was an only child. Activists have campaigned against the policy in recent years amid fears that country's aging population will leave huge gaps in the workforce.

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