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Surrogacy in China, as the One-Child Policy Comes to an End

By Princess Chukwuneke
At the start of 2016, China amended its one-child policy that had been in motion for 30 years. Perhaps it was because surrogacy had wormed its way into family planning among the richer members of the Chinese population, a concern for a vast majority of citizens who could not afford such a luxury. The amendment could have also been a response to China’s aging and increasingly male population. Whatever the case, …

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