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'Leftover Women': Leta Hong Fincher in Conversation
Time: 2014-03-10
Revolution, and after 1949, Chairman Mao famously proclaimed that 'women hold up half the sky.’ Yet those gains are now rapidly being eroded in modern China. Leta Hong Fincher, whose book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China will be published in May, examines...
Netizens Debate on Highly-educated 'Leftover Women'
Time: 2014-01-21
leftover women who have passed the optimal age for marriage," Chen said. Netizens hold different opinions on the matter. Some echo the worries mentioned. A netizen named 'Small Fan Fireflies Elina' said that women have now exchanged their youth with an education certificate, and as a result...
New Report Warns 'Leftover' Men and Woman of Dangers
Time: 2013-10-25
million bachelorettes between the ages of 30 and 39. Sohu noted, "Recently, media have revealed that the 'bare branch' [bachelor] crisis is greater than the 'leftover women' issue, as the former greatly increases the risk of social instability." This problem has become especially acute...
Single Women: Leftover or an Unappreciated Feast?
Time: 2013-09-29
to "being beyond marriageable age". They are called the "leftover women" in China. One has to remember that China has a surplus of men, which, according to some surveys, will reach 30 million by the year 2020. How can a woman be too old to find a spouse in such a gender...
Single Women: Leftover or an Unappreciated Feast?
Time: 2013-09-29
to "being beyond marriageable age". They are called the "leftover women" in China. One has to remember that China has a surplus of men, which, according to some surveys, will reach 30 million by the year 2020. How can a woman be too old to find a spouse in such a gender...
China Owns 5.82 Million Leftover Women: Survey
Time: 2013-05-08
The results of an online survey on Chinese men and women's love and marriage issues released recently indicate there are 5.82 million leftover women (shengnv) in China and that the number of leftover women in China with high educational attainment is greater than the number of their left-over male...
China Owns 5.82 Million Leftover Women: Survey
Time: 2013-05-08
The results of an online survey on Chinese men and women's love and marriage issues released recently indicate there are 5.82 million leftover women (shengnv) in China and that the number of leftover women in China with high educational attainment is greater than the number of their left-over male...
China's Gender Ratio Imbalance Can Be Big Problem for ‘Leftover Men‘
Time: 2012-07-10
the women of the same age every year. The young men and women born in the 1980s and 1990s are facing the increasingly serious challenge of marriage squeeze. "Bachelors" Crisis The leftover men will concentrate in the class of low-income people in the future and it will aggravate...
HK Women's Commission: 'Leftover' is an Individual Choice
Time: 2012-06-05
recognition of the 'sheng nv' social phenomenon on behalf of the commission, believing that when to get married is an individual choice for women. The term 'sheng nv,' translated literally as 'leftover women,' is widely used to describe urban, professional unmarried women in their late twenties...
The Startling Plight of China's Leftover Ladies
Time: 2012-04-24
; The majority of her talk was devoted not to such timeless aphorisms, but to describing a new conundrum in China: the plight of its sheng nu, or "leftover ladies." In popular parlance, sheng nu refers to women above a certain age -- some say 27, others 30 -- who are unmarried and presumably "...
China's "Leftover Women" Unite This Singles' Day
Time: 2011-11-11
of single women in China who are learning to embrace single life, and the "leftover women" phenomenon can be seen as a reflection of Chinese women ascending in social status. DEMOGRAPHIC PARADOX In recent years, Chinese media has been buzzing with stories about urban single woman like Zhou...
Exploring the Life of 'Leftover Women'
Time: 2011-04-26
Among the phenomena that have contributed to new words in the Chinese vocabulary, shengnu, or "leftover women", has become the subject matter of numerous films, novels and TV series. Now comes the stage comedy, The Marriage...
Single Life Warmed over for 'Leftover' Men and Women
Time: 2011-02-12
lonely and 30 percent suffer from negative emotions like anxiety, weariness and frustration. It also attributes the poor psychological and physical health of leftover men and women to sexual repression, misunderstandings of marriage, an excessive nightlife, delaying childbirth and pressures from...
Headaches of Unmarried Youths
Time: 2014-01-28
Many people of marriageable age, called "leftover" men and women, don't want to be forced into marriage by their parents and relatives. [baike.com] Hundreds of millions of Chinese will travel or are alr......
Headaches of Unmarried Youths
Time: 2014-01-28
Many people of marriageable age, called "leftover" men and women, don't want to be forced into marriage by their parents and relatives. [baike.com] Hundreds of millions of Chinese will travel or are alr......
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