Chinese county’s plan to solve ‘marriage crisis’ by pressuring women into marrying single rural men backfires

Published Oct 11 2021 at 12:00 PM GMT
  • A Chinese county government’s proposed campaign to encourage local women to stay and marry local bachelors to solve their “marriage crisis” has been widely ridiculed after details of the plan appeared online.
  • The proposal by Xiangyin county government in central China’s Hunan province was referred to as “operation bed warming” in an article published on a website run by the local communist party.
  • The proposal said the challenges facing rural men seeking marriage are: “a problem that’s turning….



  • Published Oct 11, 2021 12:00 PM GMT