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'Bachelor Villages' created by China's One-Child Policy

We’ll take a look at one of the unintended consequences of limiting Chinese families to one child over decades. In China, the One-child policy has made marriage-age men outnumber women by tens of millions. In 2012, we spoke to independent journalists Deborah Jian Lee and Sushma Subramanian after they had visited a bachelor village in China, where men face the likely prospect of eternal bachelorhood. They filed this report for us that won the Newswomen's Club of New York's 2012 Front Page Award PHOTO: Chen Hongchang’s father teases his son for failing to find a wife. (Photo by Deborah Jian Lee)

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