Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, February 7, 2010

If You Like Pina Coladas and Getting Caught in the Rain…

…oh, never mind, because any woman’s chances for love in China are nearly surefire, where the one-child policy will yield a 24M bride shortage by 2020.

From CNN:

Sex-specific abortions have led to a large male population born since the 1980s, the China Daily newspaper said, citing a study conducted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

The gender imbalance means that the next decade will see many intergenerational marriages: young men married to women much older than them, the study said.

China's Communist Party implemented the one-child rule three decades ago, amid fears that the country would not be able to feed a skyrocketing population.  The policy has prevented about 400 million births, China Daily said.

Read the rest here.


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