China's Two-Child Policy
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|China's Two-Child Policy|
|Short Title||People in China Are Not Allowed to Have More than Two Children|
|Date||January 1, 2016|
|Solove Harm||Surveillance, Decisional Interference|
|Information||Public Life, Family, Medical and Health|
|Threat Actors||Chinese government|
|High Risk Groups||Pregnant Women, Females|
|Tangible Harms||Inconvenience, Anxiety, Bodily Injury, Changed Behavior|
The one-child policy was replaced with a two-child policy as of 1st of January 2016.
China's one-child policy has been replaced instead with a new, universal two-child policy that took effect on 1 January of 2016. According to Chinese law, the only legal sanction available to the state for a woman violating the family planning laws is a large fine. This is an example of Decisional Interference. The government carries out pregnancy examinations every three months. Surveillance Under the new two-child policy all women of childbearing age are required to report for two ultrasound examinations every year.