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China’s high-speed sexual revolution – BBC News

Over the last 20 years, Chinese attitudes to sex have undergone a revolution – a process observed and encouraged by female sexologist, Li Yinhe. “In the survey I made in 1989, 15.5% of people had sex before marriage,” says Li Yinhe. “But in the survey I did two years ago, …

The face you can’t avoid in China – BBC News

There is one person people everywhere identify with China – but who is the real hero of the nation today, asks Stephen Evans in Beijing. There is a one person people across the world identify with China. But who is the real hero of the nation today, asks Stephen Evans …

Who will take care of China’s elderly people? – BBC News

China has the fastest-ageing population in human history and young people no longer always look after ageing parents. It’s a looming social problem of huge proportions. China has the fastest-ageing population in human history but the state provides very little support for elderly people. Ageing parents have traditionally been looked …