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June 4 2013

Single mothers in Chinese provence face hefty fines for birthing out of wedlock


The central Chinese city of Wuhan has published a draft ordinance that would fine women who have children out of wedlock more than £17,000, highlighting the country’s entrenched gender gap and raising fears of a spike in abortions and abandoned infants.

The new regulation is ostensibly intended to support China’s long-held family planning policies, which allow most couples to have only one child, but local media criticised it as a value judgment against single mothers.

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