Child Pregnancy In China

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The implementation of one-child policy made a gap between the numbers of male and female in China. In 1980, the gap between male and female was 3,2 percent. It increases until 2011 where the gap is 3,8 percent. The percentage of male population is always bigger than the female population. In 2011, the percentage of Chinese male population is 51,9 percent while the female is 48,1 percent. The gap occurs probably because the parents in China prefer to have a son than a daughter. So, every year there are more baby boys born rather than baby girls. It affects the gender imbalance.
Gender imbalance is related to China’s aging population in the future. As a fact that in 2011, there were 34 million more men than women in China. Parents who prefer a son over a daughter will do abortion or infanticide if they know that the pregnancy will results in baby girl. Between 1980 and 2000, it is reported that the estimated number of female babies who have been infanticide from the population is around 8.5 million.
According to the UN Population Prospects 2010 revision, China’s sex ratio
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In China’s majority people, all second child pregnancy without permit from government is considered as illegal. Family Planning Officials state that the pregnancy must be terminated by force. Pregnancy termination methods are often risky and lack of anesthetics and appropriate sanitation. It often causes infections and mothers loss too much blood during abortion and other injures. There are a lot of mothers’ deaths caused by the termination of pregnancy. China is having the largest numbers of abortion compared during period 1980-2010. The total number of abortion almost reaches 400 million. National Health on Family Planning Policy reported that more than 13 million babies are aborted in the country every year. It is estimated that 1,500 babies every hour and in average 35,000 babies per day are

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