China: All the single men - 101 East

In China, women are in short supply. Thanks to an ancestral preference for boys, and the implementation of the one-child policy, there are now millions more men than women. It's predicted that one in five single men will never find a woman to marry. This striking gender imbalance is causing not just personal devastation but a potential national crisis. To avoid becoming a 'bare branch', many single men are resorting to extreme methods to find a bride - kidnapping or buying women from overseas. Anything to help them fulfil their responsibility to secure the future of their family. Follow 101 East here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/101east Twitter: http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram: http://instagram.com/aj101east Homepage: http://aljazeera.com/programmes/101east