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  1. Wednesday November 5, 2008 • Materials: Pencil/Pen and paper • China’s One Child Policy • Video: Gender Imbalance • Group Discussion

  2. CHINA • Currently has 1.3 Billion people • 20% of the worlds population • 1 out of 5 people are Chinese • U.S. has 305 Million

  3. Deng Xiaoping • Became leader in China in 1978 • Started making serious efforts to control China’s population. Why?

  4. Deng’s One-Child Policy • Introduced in 1979: It promotes couples into having only one child. Reduces Population

  5. One-Child Policy cont… • Pros • Registration, Healthcare, Education • More money for family(only 1 child) • Reduces Population (higher standard of living) • First 20 years population growth reduced by 300 Million

  6. One Child Policy cont… • Cons • FINES! TAXES! • Future Job Shortages (Economy) • Boys! Boys! Boys! We want Boys! WHY? • Rural (Country) areas- exceptions • ABORTION!! – Ultrasound – Female Infanticide • Gender Imbalance/Social Impact (117-100) • 2020 – 30 million more men

  7. U.S. and China • In 2007, the U.S. adopted 5,453 children from China’s orphanages. • 90% of China’s orphanages are girls!

  8. Future of China • China experienced rapid growth before the One-Child Policy in 1979.

  9. Future of China • Now they are experiencing slow growth/no growth

  10. Future of China • Reduce population to quick : Big Economic Problems!

  11. Group Questions: • Is the One-Child policy a good idea? Yes/No. Why? • What are some positive and negative affects of the One-Child policy? What will happen if China’s population reduces too quickly? • Who will be the next President of the United States? Who did Indiana vote for? Who will be the next Governor of Indiana?

  12. Homework: • What would it be like to live in China with one child per family? How would this affect your life? Write two paragraphs. One paragraph is 3-5 sentences