Challenges and Successes Gendercide increased as the One Child Policy came into effect. As the gendercide increased, the mentality and the behavior of the children change. Violation of human rights- forced abortion, forced sterilizations, etc. Imbalance of the genders- more males than females. More economic growth in China as the One Child Policy came into effect. Increase of education and in the status of women (increase of women in the work force). Family Planning became more active- the use of contraceptives became more prominent.