China will ease its one-child policy that has long prohibited urban couples from having multiple children.
The loosening of this decades-old social experiment is among a series of reform initiatives released Friday. Though this is a major policy shift to one of the most controversial population control methods, the decision does not completely abolish the policy.
The move is part of a larger goal to revive the economy and improve patriotism.
From Shainghai, Marketplace’s China correspondent Rob Schmitz joins the conversation.
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