Unit 1.3 – Challenges & opportunities

 

How is demographic change affecting China?

BBC News – Five charts about the fortunes of Chinese families – Oct 2017

 

Policies relating to ageing societies – Japan

Wikipedia – Ageing in Japan

The Guardian (2014) – Japan’s solution to providing care for an ageing population.

Hayashi (2011) in History & Policy – The care of older people in Japan

 

Pro-natalist policy in Singapore

News Singapore story – Singapore policy (YouTube)

CCTV news story – Singapore’s policy (YouTube)

wikipedia.org – Population planning in Singapore

Singapore population policies

Anti-natalist policy in China

South China Morning Post outlines the One Child policy

populationasia.org

news.nationalgeographic.com

wikipedia

brookings.edu

Recent changes to the policy – The Guardian (Sep 2018)

 

Gender equality policies & anti-trafficking policies

World Gender Equality map (The Telegraph)

obamawhitehouse.archives.gov

usaid.gov

Sex trafficking bill gets tech firms’ backing – BBC News

Trafficking in the UK – Guardian Oct 2018

The demographic dividend

unfpa.org

demographicdividend.org

imf.org

Video – pro.org explains the demographic dividend

Poor governance can prevent countries from benefitting from a demographic dividend – newssecuritybeat.org

Can India benefit from a demographic dividend? – tribune.com.pk