Single mother sparks moral debate – Xinhua

Xinhua reports on the controversy stirred by a blog written by a single, pregnant woman in China:

Xin 301003151007267871810Criticized by some as a harlot but canonized by others as a charming expecting mother, a Chinese blogger is stirring a lot of on-line debate because she’s not married.

Ground Melon Pig“, as she calls herself, has decided to become a single mother after breaking up with her boyfriend. Her blog, titled “Words to my Baby”, is filled with cute little poems to her unborn child whom she calls ‘Piggy’.

Reaction to her writings has been varied and abundant. Since she started writing in August, 600,000 viewers of her blog have left postings. The postings show many people still have hard-held moral beliefs about single parenthood while others are embracing more liberal attitudes. [Full text]

Read “Ground Melon Pig’s” blog here.

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