24M Bachelors Condemned to Life Without a Wife

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January 21, 2010

The country’s leading think-tank describes the gender imbalance among newborns as the most serious demographic problem facing China. The surplus of bachelors — known as “bare branches” — in the rural areas has been described by senior officials as a problem that could lead to a surge in crime and social instability, the ruling Communist Party’s greatest fear.

One-child policy condemns 24m bachelors to life without a wife – Times Online.

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