In the video, named "Marriage Market Takeover," various single Chinese women discuss the pressure they receive from their families to marry, and the judgment they experience in society for being single."In Chinese culture, respecting your parents is the most important quality, and not getting married is like the biggest sign of disrespect," one woman says."Maybe I should give up on someone I love for someone who's suitable," another says as she tears up.
In this scene, a woman cries after her mother says she is single because of her “average” looks. The All-China Women's Federation, which was founded by the Chinese Communist Party, has put particular blame on educated women for being single.
The organization frequently reports and espouses government policies on women.
"Good-looking girls don't need much education -- their looks alone can get them married.
Plainer girls have it harder, so they think they can increase their competitiveness by getting higher degrees," a scathing March 2011 column written by the All-China Women's Federation noted.
"The saddest thing is that they don't know that the older the woman, the less valuable she is," the column continued. D.s, they'll already become old, like yellowed pearls." Another reason why have come under attack may be the gender imbalance in China.
According to the Sixth National Population Census, which was conducted in November 2010, there were almost 34 million more men than there were women in the country.By 2020, there will be about 30 million more single men than single women, according to The New York Times. Lee is an Interventional Spine and Pain Management physician specializing in non-operative management of neck, back and musculoskeletal pain, in addition to interventional spine procedures.A viral video campaign wants to change the conversation around the harsh reality of being single in China.SK-II, a popular Japan-based cosmetics company, released a new video on Wednesday aiming to fight back against the stigma unmarried women face in Chinese society.The video is part of the company's #Change Destiny campaign, which aims to empower and inspire women around the world.