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In , there were almost 40, women registered in Chinese-foreign marriages in mainland China. Ransoms were set by some bride families to get their daughters back, though never with her children who remained in the property of her husband's family. Health care was tailored to focus on men. Department of Justice and a law professor at the University of San Diego, argue that the Marriage Law of allowed for much flexibility in the refusal of divorce when only one party sought it. Increasingly, the party is seeking to limit content that depicts life in China as a constant struggle. Making your way through the business world in China, which is still very much dominated by men, has not been easy for a young woman like Yan, who recounted how she has worked with men who were "less respectful" towards young women. Today, women who discover their husband has a "second wife" are less tolerant and now have the ability to ask for a divorce. In comparison, there were less than 12, men registered in these types of marriages in the same year. Even some of Liu's relatives still think that single women cannot live a happy life without a partner. Policies on divorce[ edit ] The Marriage Law of empowered women to initiate divorce proceedings. Wang said. Further, when a husband dies the bride is seen as property of her spouse's family. That is why many single women in China still feel ashamed of disclosing their age and their civil status, but this view has started to change. Other women fear for their financial situations. Ma a threat to social stability, pointing to an article she published about a young man with cancer whose talent and virtue were not enough to overcome problems like corruption and inequality.

The documentary, "China's Second Wives". During the Cultural Revolution —the People's Republic of China began to focus on the provision of health care for women.

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Although the percentage of illiterate women decreased significantly from 88 percent to 15 percent, it is significantly higher than the percentage of illiterate men for the same age groupings. Ma of manipulating public opinion. The state-run news media accused Ms.

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The phenomenon of the missing women of Asia is visible in China. The silencing of Ms.

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The law "was intended to cause Even if the wives do move to China with their husbands, the businessman still find ways to carry on affairs.

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