The popular Chinese label shengnu (leftover women), regularly perpetuated in state-controlled media and on internet message boards, refers to women who are smart, successful and moneyed but still not married by the age of 28. That’s right: in China, if you’re 30, female and single, you’re considered well and truly on the shelf.
Our society has put a bizarre stigma on single women over 30. Even Patty Stanger, the Millionaire Matchmaker, has told young women on her show ”Okay, you’re 27, you’ve got three good years left.” At 28, you’re still in the acceptable zone of single, but in society’s eyes time is of the essence.
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In March 2011, the All-China Women’s Federation posted a controversial article titled ’Leftover Women Do Not Deserve Our Sympathy’ shortly after International Women’s Day. An excerpt states, ”Pretty girls do not need a lot of …
China has been peddling the notion of a ‘leftover woman’ – a highly educated, urban, professional woman over the age of 27 who is still single – for years. Marta Cooper meets the Chinese woman
”Pretty girls do not need a lot of education to marry into a rich and powerful family. But girls with an average or ugly appearance will find it difficult,” reads an excerpt from an article titled, Leftover Women Do Not Deserve Our Sympathy, posted on the website of the All-China Federation of Women in March 2011.
Nov 22, 2013 · Statistics show that there are 800,000 unmarried 30-plus-year-old women in China. They have a lot of things in common: good looking, good education and high income. And they are often forced by their concerned parents to …
Here is a preview of key tips from the event, entitled How to be a Single Woman in 2013, Whether You’re 25 or 60, along with some thoughts from happily single women. Age 20-30 Don’t feel obliged to regale your coupled-up …
Being single, like being in a relationship, affects people’s health. People have different perspectives on the ways in which marital status influences health. According to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, “Being single is not good for your health and lifespan”.
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