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China Abortions

Outrage: Chinese Woman Forced To Abort 7 Months Into Pregnancy

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

BEIJING — China suspended three officials and apologized to a woman who was forced to undergo an abortion seven months into her pregnancy in a case ...

Dissent, China's One Child Policy and Chen Guangcheng

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 07.05.2012 | World
Kerry Kennedy

While the U.S. State Department and Chinese officials wrangle over Mr. Chen's fate, the larger questions concern the horrific contours of government population control and the fate of those who dissent in China.

China Vows Crackdown On Sex-Selective Abortions

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

BEIJING — China is vowing to strengthen enforcement to prevent sex-selective abortions and close a yawning gender gap in a country that already ...

China Abortions Pass 13M, Prompting Critique Of Sex Ed Programs

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China performs more abortions than any other country in the world, about 13 million a year, mostly for young single women who aren't u...

China's Population Laws Threaten Baby Girls, Favor Boys

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China has 32 million more young men than young women _ a gender gap that could lead to increasing crime _ because parents facing stric...