November 6, 2012 /
Meghan Dhaliwal
Journalists Sushma Subramanian and Deborah Jian Lee honored by the Newswomen's Club of New York for Pulitzer Center-supported reporting in China.
May 4, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Deborah Jian Lee, Sushma Subramanian
The high cost of China's economic miracle: A generation of children left behind when parents work in factories hundreds of miles from home.
May 2, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Deborah Jian Lee, Sushma Subramanian
Breakneck growth has created China's economic miracle. But will the destruction of families prove to be too high a cost?
April 9, 2012 / WBEZ
Deborah Jian Lee, Sushma Subramanian
In China, marriage-aged men outnumber women by the millions. Experts predict that by 2020, the number of men unable to find wives will be equivalent to the population of Texas.
December 21, 2011 / BlogHer
Sushma Subramanian, Deborah Jian Lee
With 120 males born for every 100 females, China’s deliberate gender imbalance will mean lifelong bachelorhood for millions of men, but the impact on women is just as severe.
November 15, 2011 / Good
Sushma Subramanian, Deborah Jian Lee
Modern China is a difficult place to be a bachelor. With a declining birth rate and a growing gender imbalance, China's men are entering a sparse dating landscape with limited opportunities for marriage.
October 24, 2011 / Untold Stories
Sushma Subramanian, Deborah Jian Lee
Marriage in China is a status symbol. Men living in the remote village of Gao Po lack economic security, which places them at the "bottom of society" and limits their chances of getting married.
October 19, 2011 / The Atlantic, Untold Stories
Sushma Subramanian, Deborah Jian Lee
The Chinese media recently reported that children were being stolen from families and sold to orphanages. Lee and Subramanian tell the story of two parents grappling with this reality.
October 17, 2011 / The Atlantic, Untold Stories
Deborah Jian Lee, Sushma Subramanian
Smart, successful and single past their prime, China’s bachelorettes are called “leftover women.” But they’d argue they’re the ones leaving men in the dust.