China's Two-Child Policy Shift May Be Too Little, Too Late

February 3, 2017 12:08 PM
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In 2016, the number of births in China increased following its landmark decision to end the country’s controversial one-child policy and allow all parents to have two children. And while nearly half of the 17.86 million births last year were second children, the increase was much smaller than officials and experts expected. VOA’s Bill Ide went out on the streets of Beijing to learn more about the policy’s impact.