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China: Elder Care Law Offers Window Into Struggles of One-Child Familiesi
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July 18, 2013
A new law in China requires adults to provide mental and financial support for their elderly parents, or face fines and other penalties. The regulation entered into force earlier this month, adding new burdens on a generation of urban single children who struggle to live up to traditional standards of filial piety.

China: Elder Care Law Offers Window Into Struggles of One-Child Families

Published July 18, 2013

A new law in China requires adults to provide mental and financial support for their elderly parents, or face fines and other penalties. The regulation entered into force earlier this month, adding new burdens on a generation of urban single children who struggle to live up to traditional standards of filial piety.


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