07 May '11, 4am

When brothers share a wife (via ST iPhone App) Omg, this is very, very disturbing.

BEIJING - Faced with a shortage of brides, two brothers living in the mountains in the south-western Guangxi region married the same woman. She took turns bearing them children. The problem is expected to get worse. State researchers forecast 24 million Chinese men will be unable to find a bride by 2020. But the effects of China's surplus of men and deficit of women can already be seen in isolated cases like the one in Guangxi, first heard of by population expert Gui Shixun of East China Normal University in Shanghai more than 10 years ago. China's gender-at-birth ratio - defined as the number of boys born per 100 girls - rose to 117 in 2001 and 121 in 2005, before dipping to 118 in last year's population census released last week. But officials say this figure is still too high for comfort. China's population of 1.34 billion means these ratios translate into huge armies o...

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