FIGHT AGAINST GENDER IMBALANCE

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(0817 CR M14)FIGHT AGAINST GENDER IMBALANCEDATELINE: Aug 17, 2011LENGTH: 00:01:30VOChina has kicked off a nationwide campaign to balance the country's widening gender ratio.The eight-month campaign starting this month will run through next March.It aims to curb non-medical sex determinations and sex-selective abortions.Those involved in the above actions will be severely punished.Doctors who violate the ban will be stripped of licenses or penalized.Efforts will also be made to raise awareness of gender equality and to strengthen monitoring.China's gender ratio stands at a relatively high level.According to census data, in 2010, there was about 118 males for every 100 females.The minister of the National Population and Family Planning Commission attributes gender imbalance mainly to non-medical sex determinations and sex-selective abortions.The country has implemented family planning policies for about three decades.It has restricted urban couples to have just one child, while ethnic mi Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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