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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein, a Washington Times staff member since 1985, is manager of special sections in The Washington Times' Advertising and Marketing Department.

Previously, she spent 30 years as a Washington Times news reporter, covering national domestic policy, in addition to being a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively on welfare and family issues such as child support enforcement, abstinence and sex education, child welfare, sexually transmitted diseases, marriage, divorce, cohabiting and gay marriage.

She has won several newspaper awards, including 1977 Cub Reporter of the Year and 1983 Heart of New York award, both from the New York Press Club.

Articles by Cheryl Wetzstein

Chai Ling, founder of All Girls Allowed, a nonprofit that advocates for life, value and dignity of "the girl child" and an end to China's one-child birth-control policy, testified April 30, 2015, before the Congressional Executive Commission on China on Capitol Hill. (Image courtesy of Chai Ling/All Girls Allowed)

Mother seeks end to gendercide of girls, China's one-child policy

As a university student in 1989, Chai Ling stood up for government reforms in China's Tiananmen Square protests. Today, she is seeking another massive reform: the conversion of China's one-child policy to one that allows all children -- with a special emphasis on "all girls allowed." Published May 8, 2015

In this Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 photo, Rebecca Allred, a second-year chemistry doctoral student at Yale, holds daughter Anna as her husband, Jacob, prepares dinner at home in New Haven, Conn. With two-thirds of all undergraduate degrees and 60 percent of master's degrees now going to women, many believe it's only a matter of time before that trend influences the upper echelons of the "STEM" fields - science, technology, engineering and math. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Real-life 'Dr. Moms' on the rise: report

The number of real-life "Dr. Moms" has been growing in recent years, as highly educated women make time to have children, a new study says. Published May 6, 2015

China's gender imbalance comes from the "terrible collision" of a "ruthless son preference," the one-child policy, plus advanced gender-detecting technologies, American Enterprise Institute scholar Nicholas Eberstadt told lawmakers. (Associated Press)

China's 'one-child' population woes being felt around region

Massive gender imbalances — which in China have resulted in some 37 million "missing girls" in the wake of the country's longtime "one child" policy — is spreading to other countries in the region, analysts told a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday. Published April 30, 2015