China Scraps One-Child Policy for All Couples

October 29, 2015 10:58 AM

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BEIJING — China has ended its one-child policy and will allow all couples to have two children, marking a dramatic change by the country's ruling Communist Party after more than two decades.

The liberalization of family planning rules, which were first eased in 2013, came at the end of the Communist Party's Central Committee meeting on Thursday. It was announced via the state-run Xinhua news agency.

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