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Is Polyandry the answer to the gender imbalance in China?

by Natasha Heathcote on July 15, 2016

Natasha Heathcote

A side effect of the ‘one child policy’ introduced in 1980 in an attempt to manage China’s exponentially increasing population and a preference for male children, is an abundance of young eligible bachelors and a shortage of eligible bachelorettes. With China’s population now at 1.4 billion people, it is estimated that by 2020 there will be 30 million men in … Read more

China Hits Hip Pocket In A Blitz On Divorce

by Peter Magee on March 26, 2013

Peter Magee

In an article called “China hits hip pocket in a blitz on divorce” written by Mr Malcolm Moore on 23 August 2011 published in the Telegraph, London the phenomena of increasing cultural materialism, particularly in the context of women’s choice in marriage partners in China is discussed.

The article states that: “The Chinese Government is now trying to stop women … Read more