China's ministry of civil court cases has thus prompted an end to the "vulgar bryllupspraksiser" such as expensive gifts and lavish ceremonies.
another trend that they now want an end to, is the high prices that the groom's parents must pay to the bride's family to be allowed to marry.China to young men: - the Nation needs your semen Violent predominance of men
At a conference about bryllupsreformen believed more in the ministry that bryllupene should reflect better around the nation's values and goals, and implement the "Xi Jinping-the mindset", which is the sitting president's ideology. Representatives from the authorities also believed that the current bryllupspraksis is a reflection of a "violent pengedyrkelse".
According to The Guardian, it appears that the statements referring especially to China's rural areas, where bryllupsprisene has skyrocketed in the last two decades.
After having checked the population growth with the one-child policy for many decades, ended China with approximately 30 million more men than women, because many families preferred boys. Thus, the lack of gifteklare women made a rise in prices. Brudeprisene in rural areas is often many times higher than the årslønnene to the family who must pay. The bride's family may require not only money, but also jewelry, cars, houses, and more.
In the village of Da’anliu in the Hubei province serves the local equivalent of 20,000 yuan in the year - closer to 24 000, by cultivating pears. Here brudeprisene according to The Guardian reached 200 000 yuan, before the government initiated a rule in august, which said that a price of 20 000 yuan would lead to charges of human trafficking.the Max 200 guests are allowed
the Price for the bride can be very specific. In Shandong province demanded the families in 2016 a pair of earrings of gold, a necklace of gold, a house, a car, and 150.050 yuan - over 183 089 million - 21500 dollars, paid in 10 000 five yuan banknotes 1 000 hundred yuan banknotes, and a 50 yuan bill.
Local governments have for several years tried to stop the concept of brudepriser and the huge cost related to the wedding. In Huzhu region has brudeprisene previously reached over 100 000 yuan in the rural areas, but now the maximum sum of 60 000 yuan.
In the last year went Taiqian region even further, and placed restrictions on the number of guests one could have in the wedding. The number is now a maximum of ten tables, or 200 people, and bryllupsgavenes value shall not be more than 6,000 yuan, about 73 000. 8600 dollars. Houses or cars can not be given as gifts, and families can not assume debt to pay for the wedding.
Researchers believe it may be difficult to change the culture when it comes to weddings in China, especially in rural areas where such traditions are entrenched. Public advocates has asked the local authorities to encourage alternative arrangement, as for example gruppevise wedding, which is "elegant and meaningful."In the 37 years refused China people to have more than one child. Now they will pay for more children