Peng Tai, love hunter
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The Chinese men in search of wives

Everyone knows about China's one child policy. But a prejudice in favour of male babies together with illicit abortions and even female infanticide have produced a surplus of 24 million men hungry for love but with little or no prospect of finding a life partner.

Lucy Ash reports for Newsnight on the lengths some of them are going to in their searches.

  • 25 Sep 2013