The coming decade is a good time to be a woman in China! The woman will be in demand.. since there will a “shortage” of marriageable women by 2020!
Due to traditional beliefs of male child supremacy many girl children are killed in the foetuses itself.. resulting is a great deficit in China. The story in India is the same too.
China will have 30 million more men of marriageable age than women by 2020, making it difficult for them to find wives, according to a national report.
The gender imbalance could lead to social instability, the report by the State Population and Family Planning Commission warned.
It found that around 118 boys were born to every 100 girls in 2005.
A traditional preference for boys, in a country with a one-child policy, is the root of the problem, the report says.
Abortions on female foetuses are believed to be widespread as couples, particularly in rural areas, hope for a son who will look after them in their old age.
There is also suspected under-reporting of female births.
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