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Defying tradition and holding off on marriage, a global trend?

On Wednesday, January 23 at 19:30 GMT:

Is it okay to pursue your own path in life – even if it means bringing major disappointment to your family? As the middle class grows in China and India, more women are choosing to delay marriage and children. Instead, they’re pursuing their futures independently, devoting themselves to a lifestyle that is not necessarily husband- and kid-friendly. What is the ‘right’ thing to do?

Joy Chen @joychenyu
Author, “Do Not Marry Before Age 30”

Ira Trivedi @iratrivedi
Author, India in Love

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