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Two-child benefits cap cuts support for over 1 million children during pandemic

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More than a million children have been affected by the government’s two-child limit on benefits during the pandemic, according to new figures. The official data shows that in April this year, 1.1 million children livi...

India states considering two-child policy and incentives for sterilisation

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Several Indian states are considering implementing a controversial two-child policy and incentivising sterilisation as a means of population control. The state of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state with a popu...

Supreme court rejects challenge to universal credit ‘two-child limit’

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The UK’s highest court has rejected a challenge over the government’s “two-child limit” for welfare payments. The rule, which came into force in April 2017, restricts child tax credit and universal credit to the first...

Children’s commissioners urge UK government to scrap two-child limit for benefits

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The children’s commissioners of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have written to the UK government calling on it to scrap the controversial two-child limit restricting the amount that larger families can receive i...