The whole world knows that China has for years pursued an aggressive one-child-per-family policy and has reportedly forced countless women into obtaining abortions to that end.
But—in a shocking twist for a centrally planned Communist dictatorship—that scheme hasn't worked out so well:
After China's birth rate hit a record low last year, a state-backed family planning agency announced this week that it would be rolling out a "special campaign" to "intervene" in abortions.
According to the China Family Planning Association's work plan for 2022, it will be implementing its strategy this year to actively "intervene" in abortions for unmarried people.
This plan has been touted as a way to "improve and promote reproductive health." Per the association, the campaign will involve pilot projects to "promote positivity around marriage and childbirth." It will also "advocate for marriages in villages" with a slew of slogans and "grassroots outreach" to "guide the masses" in their family planning.
Hmmm. So you're telling me that a violent insertion into the family lives of hundreds of millions of people—the deliberate policy of birth suppression and the forced abortion of innocent human beings—all of this wasn't a good idea???
It may not matter in the end, however, as—if nothing else—Communist China's messaging on children has been heard loud and clear by its younger generations:
it is unclear if this policy shift will make a dent in China's declining birth rate, with Chinese youth resisting the idea of starting families, citing the high costs of bearing and raising kids and their fast-paced "9-9-6" lifestyle as reasons for not wanting to reproduce.
Funny how that works. Anyway good luck on the new baby project Xi!
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