Sunday, March 20, 2005

Single Women

Women in Asia are starting to say 'I don't'

It sounds like Japan, Singapore, and South Korea are ahead of the United States in the gender and (non)marriage (r)evolution. But maybe that's because the situation for married women is even more oppressing. At some point, the numbers such as birthrates low enough to endanger population size, and lack of women willing to marry, will force changes, whatever they may be.

It's time for some new traditions for never-marrieds

Women: Single and Loving It


Anonymous said...

A friend was telling me the other day that Singapore was giving government subsidies for couples having multiple children - tax breaks, discounts for childcare, etc. - the more children, the greater the benefits. Too many "career-oriented women" and not enough next-generation kids apparently.