Udayan Sarma

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China’s Ageing Population- Its Impact

China’s population trends have over the years been largely shaped by the one-child policy, which was introduced in 1979 to slow population growth.The one-child policy also led to a severe gender imbalance in the country. The
traditional preference for male children led to large numbers of girls being abandoned or placed in orphanages, or cases of sex-selective abortions or even female infanticide.

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