Tag: three-child-policy

China’s Pivot From a One Child Policy Forces Fertility by Means Fair or Foul
On September 27, China's State Council issued the Outline for the Development of Chinese Women (2021-2030), which mentions the need to “reduce the number of non-medically necessary abortions.”  The number of abortions in China has...
‘Deep Aging’ Becoming an Increasingly Difficult Problem for Many Major Chinese Cities
China’s once in a decade census has revealed that 14 percent of all residents in 149 cities in China are over the age of 65 indicating a population crisis that will have deep impacts on...
China’s economic growth is being threatened by a new “lying flat” movement among young citizens. Shoppers wait in line outside a Chanel store at a mall on April 18, 2021 in Beijing, China.
Growing ‘Lying Flat’ Movement Threatens to Derail China’s Ambitions
A growing sentiment in mainland China known as “lying flat” is threatening Beijing’s political and economic ambitions, adding further tension to an already volatile socioeconomic situation. “Lying down” or “lying flat” is a form of...