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06.28.2012 18:30

Family Planning Authorities Order Review of Local Enforcement

After forced abortion uproar, commission says it will send inspection teams to examine agencies in 19 provinces
By staff reporter Lin Yunshi

(Beijing) – In the aftermath of a forced abortion that stirred public controversy over the enforcement of the one-child policy, family planning officials have announced a review of local agencies.

The National Population and Family Planning Commission will send 10 inspection teams to 19 provinces for a review of family planning agency practices, the commission said on its website June 27. The teams will also distribute contraceptives and mediate grassroots disputes. 

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