Xiamen University

Calling it a quilt: 60% of divorcees in Xiamen born in the 1980s

    Data from 2015 to 2018 showed that divorces in Xiamen among post-1980s generation couples and post-1970s generation couples accounted for 60 percent and nearly 40 percent respectively of the total number of divorces, according to a report released by the Xiamen Intermediate Court.    As China's only-child generation, the post-1980s generation is fueling a rising divorce rate.   The report also showed that 65 percent of divorce cases were initiated by women, countering the traditional view of male dominance in a