28. Liaoning Birth-Planning Regulations

June 2000
Chinese Sociology & Anthropology;Summer2000, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p16
Academic Journal
This article presents information on the birth planning policy of Liaoning Birth-Planning Commission of China. In order to control population numbers, to raise population quality, and to effect population growth in harmony with economic and social development, to promote socialist modernization and construction, and to ensure the prosperity of the Chinese nation, regulations are decreed in Liaoning province. Late marriage, late birth, fewer births, and better births are advocated and encouraged. Birth planning is the joint duty of both spouses. Voluntary contraception is a right of couples with reproductive ability, which is protected by law. The promotion of birth control shall mainly rely on ideological education, with administrative and economic measures playing a supplementary role. Only men above twenty-two and women above twenty years of age who have established legal marriage relations are allowed to have pregnancies and children. A couple can have only one child. But after personal application, examination, and approval by the birth-planning commission of the county and after the passing of a prescribed birth interval, they can have another child.


Related Articles

  • 32. Circular on Grasping Birth Control.  // Chinese Sociology & Anthropology;Summer2000, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p57 

    This article focuses on the circular issued by Tibet Autonomous Region Party Committee on birth control. The circular declared that birth control should be implemented mainly among cadres, workers and staff, and their children who are Han-Chinese, or hail from marriages between Han-Chinese and...

  • Why is the fertility rate falling? Weston, Ruth; Parker, Robyn // Family Matters;Spring/Summer2002, Issue 63, p6 

    A key explanation for the fall in fertility is that first births have increasingly been postponed thereby shortening women's total childbearing years and increasing their chances of childlessness. While some women attempt to extend their reproductive life through assisted reproductive...

  • Provision of Family Planning Services in Lesotho. Tuoane, Maletela; Madise, Nyovani Janet; Diamond, Ian // International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p77 

    Comments on the strategies to assess family planning providers' readiness to provide services to women in Lesotho to achieve fertility goals by 2011. Challenges in increasing contraceptive use; Necessity of expanding women's access to service sites, developing guidelines for planning providers...

  • The Physician and Family Planning. Harold I. Lief // Clinical Pediatrics;May1967, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p28 A 

    The paper discusses the role of the physician in family planning. It is clear that population control cannot be achieved by copulation control but only by birth control. And yet, with these ideas, no matter how important, still restricting the concept of family planning to birth control. The...

  • Family Planning. Zheng Wei-Sen; Gu Xing-Yuan // American Journal of Public Health;Sep82 Supplement, Vol. 72, p24 

    The article takes a look on the family planning program in Shanghai County in China. It is argued that the development of the family planning program is brought by the existence of high population density in the county, and it has a major significant impact on the county's fertility and growth...

  • Contraception for Spacing Births.  // Population Reports;Summer2002, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p12 

    Provides information on the use of temporary contraceptive methods to achieve preferred birth intervals. Discussion on the total potential demand for spacing; Analysis of the effect of a country's contraceptive use level on the median birth interval; Concept of unmet need for spacing births.

  • Intergenerational transmission of relative fertility and life course patterns. Anderton, Douglas L.; Tsuya, Noriko O.; Bean, Lee L.; Mineau, Geraldine P.; Anderton, D L; Tsuya, N O; Bean, L L; Mineau, G P // Demography;Nov1987, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p467 

    This paper addresses the issue of the relationship of fertility between successive generations over the course of a 19th-century frontier fertility transition. Intergenerational event histories are used to explore the relationships between mothers' and daughters' completed family size. Results...

  • Political Management in the Indonesia Family Planning Program. Shiffman, Jeremy // International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar2004, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p27 

    Focuses on political management in the Indonesian family planning program. Political institutions and family planning programs; Concerns in program design and implementation.

  • The Situation in Family Planning Work (December 1, 1986). Wang Wei // Chinese Sociology & Anthropology;Spring1992, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p75 

    In this article the author presents his views on the situation of family planning work in China. Carrying out reform and opening up, developing a commodity economy, continuously stimulating the people's opening up, spiritual renewal, enthusiastic assimilation of scientific and cultural...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics