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China is ending its One-Child Policy - Here are the implications

China is ending its One-Child Policy - Here are the implications | Geography | Scoop.it
Back in 1978, the Chinese politburo enacted the "one-child policy", whose main purpose was to "alleviate social, economic, and environmental problems" in China as a result of the soaring population.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, October 12, 2013 1:00 AM

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In China, one-child policy compounds loss of child for parents

In China, one-child policy compounds loss of child for parents | Geography | Scoop.it
One-child policy leaves some parents childless, hopeless and facing financial ruin in old age.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, September 4, 2013 8:52 PM

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Population programs can have have diverse unintended consequences.  Many couples in China who have lost a child not only face the heartache of loss, but have also lost their economic future since that one child was supposed to support them in their old age.  Some elderly parents have a child, but one that does not financially support them as the cultural norms of the past would have required of the children.  These 'orphan grandparents' are casualties in the changing cultural, demographic, and economic patterns in China.

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China's one-child policy analysed

China's one-child policy analysed | Geography | Scoop.it
Children growing up under China's one-child policy are less trusting, risk averse and pessimistic, a study in the journal Science concludes.

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Asylum seeker, 18, fears for life

Asylum seeker, 18, fears for life | Geography | Scoop.it
A teenage asylum seeker living in Kent is due to be deported back to Afghanistan, where he fears for his life.

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Every registered refugee since 1960: an interactive map

Every registered refugee since 1960: an interactive map | Geography | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, September 4, 2013 9:14 PM

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UNHCR has been attempting to count the world's refugees since it was created. If you want to find out which years resulted in the worst displacement, which were the biggest countries of origin and which were the biggest countries of asylum, use this interactive map.

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Jordan refugee crisis 'critical'

Jordan refugee crisis 'critical' | Geography | Scoop.it
There has been a huge leap in the numbers of Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan, the UN says, putting a considerable strain on resources.

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Geography at Cronton's curator insight, January 24, 2013 10:50 AM

Population topic - causes and effects of refugees

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Will EU migrants strain UK services?

Will EU migrants strain UK services? | Geography | Scoop.it
A new report from NIESR downplays fears that an influx of Romanians and Bulgarians to Britain will put a strain on public services when the restrictions on the two EU states are lifted in 2014.

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