“Even though #Shanghai is one of the world’s most modern cities, traditional values of marriage are still dominant there. That’s why, every weekend, parents from the outskirts of the city gather at the People’s Park to post ads on behalf of their single children. The ads are typically straightforward. “Good cook. Likes to read. Age: 29.” The photographer @klaudialech visited China to document “shengnu,” as they are widely known — unmarried women over the age of 27. This #nytweekender, we’ll be sharing more of @klaudialech’s photos. #lensblog” By nytimes on Instagram.
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