From The Straits Times mentioned:
Millions of men unable to find wives; women are kidnapped, duped or sold for marriage in remote regions. … Sociologists say that education, economic development, urbanization and lifestyle changes are chipping away at the old notions that made sons desirable in the first place. … “We have reason to be optimistic, not because government programs are going to be effective, but because society has changed and is changing,” said sociologist Wang Feng from the University of California Irvine.
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