China moves to change policy on child quotas

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:955
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    A joint project between the United Nations and China is now under way in selected areas of the country that will replace the controversial system of birth quotas and enforced birth limits. The pilot project will replace quotas with sex education programmes and provide full information on contraceptives and sexually transmitted diseases.

    The project began with virtually no publicity in February after receiving approval from the Chinese prime minister, Li Peng, …

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