Sunday, February 7, 2010
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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.
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