The following summary of traditional Chinese wedding customs was prepared in response to questions from visitors to this site.It is by no means a scholarly work, nor does the author claim any special expertise.Women should wear loose clothing, with arms and shoulders covered.Skirts, if worn, should reach at least beneath the knee, although wearing trousers is probably a better option.
It has also been said that the vestiges of Sumhuram, in the south of the country, are actually the ruins of a residence which once belonged to the mythical Queen of Sheba.
Moreover, there were variations across China’s vast expanse – from region to region and even village to village.
Presumably, there were also significant differences reflecting the bride’s and groom’s wealth and social status.
The lack of data collected on many subjects affecting the children of the most vulnerable groups in society remains of great concern.
Violation of girls’ rights Even if many restrictions and quotas have been suppressed, discrimination towards girls persists.