A photo from November 2013 shows a man playing with his child at a park in Yichang, in central China's Hubei province. City leaders are encouraging couples to have two children.
Models for children's wear wait for a show during China Fashion Week in Beijing on Thursday. China announced an end to the one-child policy for urban couples that had been place for more than three decades.
A man looks at the painting Better To Have Only One Child at the China National Art Museum in Beijing. More than three decades after China's one-child policy took hold, some bereaved parents are suffering an unintended consequence of the policy: The loss of a child leaves them with no support in their old age.
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