March 29, 2019
10:30 – 11:00/16:30 – 17:00/19:30 – 20:00/4:30 – 5:00
In 2010, the term “Shen Nu” entered use as a negative label for Chinese women in their mid-20s or older who remained unmarried. A decade later, the first wave of so-called “Shen Nu” approaches middle age. Whether due to the expectations for career or family that were influenced by this era of prosperity, women in China who have not yet found a spouse are often subjected to scrutiny from friends and family. In this episode, we meet the women who contemplate marriage while striving to live with a sense of individuality.