The end of one child per family in China?

Press release Published on 04 July 2016

Population and Societies n° 535, July-August 2016

Author: Isabelle Attané

In 2015, the Chinese government announced the end of its one-child policy, which had been highly controversial in that country since China’s fertility had become one of the lowest in the world. Will the new “two-child policy” bring fertility back up? Isabelle Attané says it won’t, because of the increasing costs of raising children and the difficulties Chinese women currently have in reconciling family life and a job....

Released on: 04/07/2016