Legislating Love in China

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Legislating Love

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Facing a rapidly aging population and persistent stories of elder abuse, China mandated what was once a cultural given by amending its elder care law to require that children support their parents emotionally and visit them often.

In a rapidly aging country where social and economic changes have chipped away at traditional family values, elderly Chinese are increasingly finding themselves without a safety net - and wondering who will care for them in their final years.

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