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“For to us a child is born,

    to us a son is given,
    and the government will be on his shoulders.
And he will be called
    Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Of the greatness of his government and peace
    there will be no end.
He will reign on David’s throne...

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Sochoeun’s excitement peaked as glittering China grew larger in the window of her descending airplane. She had daydreamed about visiting China for years and now she finally had the chance to see...

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I sit down with Jia at her kitchen table. She’s holding her beautiful 5-month old son and everything seems quiet and peaceful in her pleasant apartment just outside of Boston. While she feeds the baby, she starts to tell me her story. She speaks quietly, but is very confident in what she...

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Last week marked the start of the Chinese New Year, a time of joy and celebration for the Chinese people. Most people are enjoying the company of friends and family on this happy holiday, but there are some who are spending this time imprisoned, in pain, and secluded from their loved ones. Who are these people? They are the thousands of victims of human trafficking in China.

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SHAANXI, China -- A Chinese doctor was sentenced to death on January 14 for selling seven newborns to child traffickers. The death sentence came with a reprieve, which reduces the punishment to life imprisonment if the convicted person does not commit further crimes during a two-year grace period.

 

Zhang Shuxia, an obstetrician in China’s Shaanxi Province, deceived parents into believing that their...

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One-Child Policy Must Be Abolished, Not Merely Tweaked

Do Not Stand Against God’s Deliverance

 

BEIJING, China – The Chinese government announced this week at its Third Plenum that it will “fine-tune” its One-Child Policy, a coercive birth planning policy that has been in place for over 33 years.  The changes will allow couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child.  All Girls Allowed welcomes the news of the policy’s relaxation, but expresses disappointment that the Chinese government has not gone the logical and compassionate...

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BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, September 25th, marks the 33rd anniversary of China's One-Child Policy, a policy that has taken the lives of countless individuals and torn apart the fabric of Chinese society.  All Girls Allowed is calling on followers of Jesus all around the world to commit this day to the Lord through prayer and fasting, asking him to swiftly bring an end to the twin evils of gendercide and coercive family planning.

 

Under the One-Child Policy, nearly two-thirds of Chinese couples (more than 900 million people) are allowed to have only one child, provided that they have already been legally married.  The toll on life has been...

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JIANGSU, China -- According to a report by TIME Magazine, Chinese police arrested seven members of a child trafficking ring in Jiangsu province in late August.  At the same time, they were able to rescue 10 babies that had been trafficked by the same group.  Surprisingly, though, the parents of these babies did not want to take them back.

 

These children were trafficked from a poor mountainous region in Sichuan province, where average...

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When the bus arrived at our destination, I could hardly believe I was there. We stepped out and were asked to be as quiet as possible; not to speak, but to follow our guide. Creeping up the stairs slowly and quietly, we held our shoes in our hands. We'd been told China doesn't like large gatherings of people in homes. In fact, they are quite suspicious of it, so we had to be careful not to draw any attention to ourselves. To do this, once off the bus, we went upstairs in groups of three or four people, 10 to 15 minutes apart.

 

Everyone waited at the door of the apartment we were visiting while each member of our team...

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Watch to see Brian Lee, Executive Director of All Girls Allowed, interview about this case with CNN.

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