On the MCYS website, the scheme is described as one which "provides comprehensive benefits to young, low-income families who choose to keep their family small. Families receiving assistance under the scheme are committed to keeping their families small and investing their limited resources in education and skills upgrading to achieve self-reliance."
In other words, the low-income should not be having too many children.
Such thinking harks back to the stop-at-two policy in the 1970s.
Read the full article by Andrew Loh on Yahoo Singapore here: Want more babies? Change mindset towards less educated.
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