~ Late Marriage Trend Among Women in India and China

Be it a career, further education goals, high income lifestyle, inflation, independence or search of true love, women in China and India are postponing wedding bells! But, it doesn’t come easy as there are parental pressure, social pressure and social stigma attached to woman who wishes to marry late. Surprisingly,  in China, if girl is single and 27 years or above, she is labelled as “Leftover Woman”. What is the real reason? Why so many women are choosing to marry late? Economic boom or Inflation is to blame? Watch this interesting discussion in Al Jazeera English News show.

Also, in recent years divorce rate has reached to historical high in both countries (though it is still less compare to western world). A Chinese author mentioned in her discussion that in China the divorce rate of couples below 30 years age is whopping 57%. Similarly, India is also witnessing high divorce rates among young couples since last few years. One of the intersting points made in this discussion is:  its becoming difficult for “Poor guy or High-Educated/Income Girl” to marry early!

Watch this Al Jazeera English News discussion:

Sources: Al Jazeera English News, Goolge search, YouTube.

2 thoughts on “~ Late Marriage Trend Among Women in India and China

  1. The Indian Society in undergoing a transitional phase and marrying late is not a problem at all. It is being discussed mainly because the average of the couple getting married was much lower earlier and had to corrected.

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