Single mother sparks moral debate – Xinhua

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

Good match may fall with an agent (China Daily)

Mar. 10, 2004 By Wang Jing Cupid’s arrow is out there. And he could be aiming it at you. It all depends on whether your name is on file at a matchmaking agency. China has experienced an increasing matchmaking market in recent years as people have taken a more relaxed attitude towards love and marriage […]

More and more women saying no to abusers (China Daily)

From China Daily: “In China today, some believe a husband cannot “rape” his wife, and some wives erroneously believe they cannot report their husbands for sexual or domestic abuse. However, as domestic violence is apparently drawing wider attention in China, more and more Chinese women are coming forward to expose the physical and emotional sufferings […]

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 […]

Emotional abuse plagues families

China Daily. Feb.26, 2004 Some Chinese families are suffering from an increase in emotional abuse, a survey conduced in the southwestern municipality of Chongqing has revealed. The study, conducted by the Chongqing Municipal Women’s Federation, shows that 60 per cent of the complaints received by the federation in the first two months of the year […]



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