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The 1980 law was insanely cruel. Now it turns out to have been unnecessary

China’s one-child catastrophe

There are now 40 million more Chinese men than women, but a two-child policy will not end the human rights abuses caused by the original policy

The ruling Communist Party has called time on the controversial policy amid concerns over its ageing population

The internet is making it impossible for Chinese authorities to keep their shameful policy away from international scrutiny

That was in 1967, the year before Humanae Vitae. I wonder what Barbara Ward would think now

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That’s the point Tony Blair should have made in his debate with Christopher Hitchens