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Sharpen the one-child policy

Chinese officials are increasingly threatening Chinese women to have an abortion.


[policy] It has already prevented 400 million Chinese from being born. Now China's one-child policy will be further tightened.

"If we find women who are pregnant despite the fact that they already have one child, we try to force them to have an abortion," said Xu Xinping, chief physician at the Ninth People's Hospital in Shenzhen in southern China.

She is one of those who is working to put the controversial provision to life. Xu is a sympathetic woman. She is active in the Red Cross in her spare time. But the methods she uses would in many countries be considered abusive.

- If the man works as a civil servant, we threaten with dismissal for the woman to have an abortion. We also adjust. . .

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