China’s children of the future may now have someone to play with. After decades of a strict one-child policy, the ruling Communist Party plans to ease restrictions and allow couples to have two children.
It marks a major shake-up in family planning - already eased in 2013 – in the world’s most populous nation. The change of tack aims to deal with the country’s shrinking supply of workers.
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Reuters photographer Carlos Barria talks about his experience of documenting China’s only children.