Women's liberation drives down China marriage and birth rates
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Sarah Yu, a Shanghai accountant in her 20s, outlines her dating strategy. "To save time, during our first meal together, I ask the boy if he has an apartment and a car and what his job is. If he produces a business card, I quiz him because many exaggerate their real position."
Yu is one of millions of the new generation of well educated, independent Chinese women. "If the boy has neither an apartment nor a car, there will be no second date," she said.
The high level of education of millions of young women, which liberates them from the constraints of their grandmothers' era, is one of the great achievements of the Communist era. ...