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Family Planning officials beat Violators of China’s One Child Policy

Most people are familiar with the Chinese One Child policy, which prohibits families from having more than one baby. Now occasionally extended to allow for 2 children, the program has a history of allowing, and, indeed, promoting, kidnapping and forced … Continue reading

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First hand account of a forced abortion in China

In a hearing on forced abortion in China, a woman told this story: Statement of Ms. Ji Yequig: “In June 2003, I discovered that I was pregnant again after a checkup at the only gynecologist clinic nearby, the Jiading District … Continue reading

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Chinese twins aborted at nine months due to one child policy

A report presented to a Congressional Committee told the following story about forced abortion in China. The babies in this case were  nine months along, twins, who were aborted against the  mother’s wishes: “On December 13, 2007 Mrs. Dong (34 … Continue reading

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Sex ratios in China horribly skewed, 90 million women “missing”

Statement of Valerie Hudson, PhD, Prof. Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University, on sex ratios in China: “Overall, there are at least 90 million missing women in Asia, and over 10% of young adult men in these nations will … Continue reading

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Indian midwife describes how unwanted female babies are suffocated

Author Gita Aravamudan interviewed an Indian midwife discussing female infanticide. “They stifle them with a pillow or with a cloth. Oh! It is a horrible sight. The little one will struggle under the sari like this, like this… And then it … Continue reading

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In parts of China, 70-80% of women have had abortions

Chinese author Sheng Keyi,  who wrote “Northern Girls” wrote about the lives of Chinese migrant women seeking jobs in cities like Shenzhen in the south: “About 70 or 80 percent of migrant worker girls in Shenzhen have probably had abortions. … Continue reading

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Husband and wife brutally beaten by Chinese officials enforcing the one child policy

Chinese citizen and husband Xiangan Zhao describes how Chinese officials enforcing the one child policy beat him and his wife for missing an appointment: “My wife, Xiaoyan Li, and I were living in Gongjadao Residents’ Committee, Zhichu Street, Zhiefu District, Yantari … Continue reading

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President of Women’s Rights without Frontiers describes horrific abuses in China

At a congressional subcommittee on forced abortion in China, Missy Reggie Littlejohn, founder and president, Women’s Rights without Frontiers, said the following: “In this report we have cases of forced abortion, one woman at 8 months, another woman forcibly aborted with … Continue reading

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UN not concerned with forced abortions in China, says woman’s rights leader

Missy Reggie Littlejohn, founder and president, Women’s Rights without Frontiers, said in a 2001 hearing before a congressional subcommittee that UN officials the delegates were not interested in her speech about forced abortion abuses in China. She says: “I participated in … Continue reading

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Former Chinese official tells of forced abortions in the 9th month

Rep Christopher Smith related the following at a hearing: “… I chaired a hearing that Harry Wu helped facilitate where we heard from a woman from Fujian [Chinese] province who actually ran one of the family-planning centers. She was given … Continue reading

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