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Born during the One Child Policy: How being an adopted Chinese girl affected my life.
The One Child Policy is known worldwide. If you haven’t heard it, the clue is in the name. Due to the increasing population, a law was passed to encourage families in China to only have one child. Any more and there would be huge taxes, which most couldn’t afford. Being a girl, I would not have been worth keeping in the eyes of my biological parents. Not that they didn’t want me, or chose to give me up — I’m sure it was extremely hard for them. But whilst boys could work on the farm, a woman was expected to marry and therefore wouldn’t bring them any income. This meant that the taxes would not be a good investment for the future.