Forced Abortion Victims Testify


Single women in China are not allowed to give birth, reports humanitarian organization All Girls Allowed at a Congressional hearing Thursday, Sept. 22.

The One-Child Policy has “prevented” more than 400 million lives since its start in 1980, and was supposed to end last September.  This anniversary is a surprise for some.

“We must remember that the policy is One-Child-Per-Couple,” says Chai Ling, founder of All Girls Allowed. “No marriage certificate, no birth permit. No birth permit, no baby.”

Ling will also share a very personal testimony about her own abortion experience.

“Not every unmarried pregnant woman in China is dragged to a clinic for a forced abortion,” says.  “But walking in yourself because you have no choice can be equally as painful.”

Ling also points out that rampant abortion (with the majority of China’s women having more than one abortion) is not a cultural practice.  Before the policy began, there were fewer than 5 million abortions a year in China.  Today, there are up to 23 million annually.  Many of these are coerced or forced: research shows that over 70 percent of women want two or more children.

Two victims will testify:  Ping Liu, a victim of 5 forced abortions, and Yeqing Ji: a victim of one recent forced abortion.

The hearing, sponsored by the Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee, will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, at 11:30a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2200.


More News

IMAGE: Sky News


WEIFANG, Shandong -- Liu Xinwen and her husband Zhou Guoqiang were sleeping soundly in their home at 4am last Friday when Family Planning Officials kicked down their door, dragged Liu to the People's Hospital of Fangzi District, and forcibly aborted her six-month-old child.  Sky News, a UK-based global news outlet, reported the story with an in-depth TV interview with the couple, as well as a visit to the hospital where...

Wednesday June 4th marked 25 years since the Tiananmen Square Massacre. This significant anniversary brought global attention to China and the events of its inglorious past.


June 4th was especially momentous for Chai Ling, founder of All Girls Allowed and former Tiananmen Square student commander-in-chief. Chai Ling witnessed the Chinese government's violent crackdown on students in Tiananmen...

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...