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“China Announces It Will Ease One-Child Policy and Abolish Labor Camps”

A woman holds a baby as she walks along a road in Tangshan, in northern China's Hebei province on Nov. 15, 2013.

 

After several days of discussions, the Communist Party of China has concluded its secretive Third Plenary Session with a number of notable announcements, including its decision to relax its decades-old one-child policy.

Chinese state media outlet Xinhuanet announced Friday, in the near future families where one parent is an only child, may be allowed to have two children. Ethnic minorities and rural dwellers were already excused from the one-child policy, but the effect of the announcement for families living in urban areas will is significant.

Read more here:  http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/11/15/china-announces-it-will-ease-one-child-policy-and-abolish-labor-camps?src=usn_fb

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