Careers, life chosen over kids by China’s DINKs

China Daily. Feb.16, 2004

The idea of being a DINK couple, which stands for “double income no kids,” may be common in many nations abroad, but in a country where bearing children to carry on the family line used to be the top concern, it represents a huge shift. For various reasons, more couples are delaying having kids or choosing not to have them at all in recent year.
People’s tolerance of such inconventional behavior also increases. A recent survey by the Women’s Association of Tianjin shows that in the city, a metropolis adjacent to Beijing in North China, over 60 per cent of the surveyed believe “baring no children” is acceptable.

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