Posts Tagged ‘gender imbalance’

It’s a hard road for Chinese Catholic men seeking wives

Friday, March 1st, 2013

More than 30 years of a one-child population policy makes it hard for Chinese Catholic men seeking wives. According to official media, there will be 30-40 million more marrying-age men than women in China by 2020. If every woman decides to marry, there will still be one in every five men who fails to find Read more

Chinese think tank calls for end to one-child policy

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

A think tank close to China’s leadership is recommending an end to the country’s one-child policy — for political and economic reasons rather than on human rights grounds. The China Development Research Foundation proposes allowing two children for every family in some provinces from this year and nationally by 2015, and dropping all birth limits Read more