“Chen Xin celebrating Halloween at a club in #Beijing. Xin’s life has all the trappings of success. At 32, she makes a comfortable salary as a researcher at a nongovernmental organization. She travels several times a year, lectures on climate issues and leads an active social life. But it’s her love life — or lack thereof — that gets her parents talking. In China, traditional attitudes toward marriage still prevail among the older generation. State-run media and society have coined a term for unmarried women over 27: “Shengnu,” which means leftover women. This #nytweekender, we have been sharing @klaudialech’s photos of women like Xin. Follow @klaudialech to see more of her work. #lensblog” By nytimes on Instagram.
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