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Q: China's suicide rate among world's highest?

Yang Fude, vice-president of Beijing Hui Long Guan Hospital, said China is the only country where suicides among women outnumber men.Why are so many Chinese women doing this is there no help or services in place?

6 years 39 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - China

 
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"is there no help our services in place"? Not sure what language that is...can't understand mumbo jumbo...first it was your vision and now your way of thinking has gone sour...

 

Show the article or it didn't happen.

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Yeah, a link would be good.

 

And, I wouldn't totally trust those stats - I'd guess there are many other countries where women are treated as absolute rubbish, where their suicide rate would be higher... and not so coincidentally, where the reporting rate would be much lower!

 

As for why here? Like in many countries, when the older generation has extremely high expectations of the younger generation, and the younger generation wants thins quite different, I could see a lot of troubled people in the world.. and here, women do actually have less social freedoms than in other places. So, the pressure to conform (and the tearing that results from personal desires to the fullfillment of family 'needs') would be huge!

 

After all - you only tend to hear the words "I'm a traditional Chinese" from girls, not from guys!

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i dont think china suicide rate is anywhere near somalia death rate due to starvation....

 

Now and then there are suicides... but many foreign countries have higher rate than china for sure...

 

http://fathersforlife.org/health/who_suicide_rates.htm

 

 

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Many women are faced with pressures to be married and are not, mostly women over 30.  Not all women are not treated that well here, beatings etc. Of the women I do know well here, a few always have bruises on them. My GFs ex-boyfriend beat her.

Poverty, lets face so many people are poor here. My dog has a better dog house than many people in China live in.

Pressure, depression all build up, hopelessness.

There is little help for mental problems here, it is looked down on,There are no shelters for battered women, no one will stop a husband from beating his wife in the street.

If it was easier for them to get a visa, I'd start a Chinese rescue service, I'd take all  the suicidal (most of which have met matt) women home. I'm sure I could cheer them up.We have therapy/ shelters at home.

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Most countries.. yes.. men commit suicide more than women.... it seems only in china. its close or women more..

 

Doesnt that sound like men are women are more equal in china?... they are not the weaker sex anymore in china... 

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if all chinese women dated a foreigner just once in their life i guarantee that suicides amongst women would drop drastically.  I'm a firm believer that good sex plays a more important role in peoples lives than we realize. especially for women. women's bodies are more hormonal that men. orgasms release chemicals and hormones into our bodies and we have yet to fully understand the effect. chinese men routinely do not bring women to orgasm , chinese men are probably the worse men in the world when it comes to sex and on top of it they restrict the sexual freedom and education of women. this is not a coincidence.

 

addnote: we have no clue as to what the real suicide rates are in china. 1. those types of numbers are considered state secrets. 2. chinese mentality: if the numbers look too high, change them. 3. if anyone read the article about the young girl that had 13 knife wounds but was ruled a suicide. (i do not know if they were stab marks or cuts. she may have been a cutter) but many murders are classified as suicides and many suicides are classified as accidents. (young foreigner who fell off the roof)

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highest suicide rate are in south korea than maybe japan and china.

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I think it has to do with nonsexual aspects of the gender roles. Chinese have a very rigid and traditional attitude toward relationships. People get married too quickly and there are too many loveless marriages. Chinese need to learn to wait, and learn to fool around a bit. I don't know exactly why, but Chinese are desperate when it comes to relationships. People don't move on, and they don't depend on each other as much as they should. Dating is just too formal and too much about impressing each other.

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wtf is up with fkn Lithuania ???

vodka, cold, and still bummed about the Nazi's & Soviet's making them their Beyotches ?

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One problem is certainly the question of sexual abuse. It happens here as it does anywhere else, but victims of sexual abuse are looked down on and thought dirty, as horrendous as that may sound. There are also no sources of counseling available to such victims and so they are left with their pain bottled up inside them, ashamed to speak out about it, and with no course of relief it undoubtedly gets the better of many people. This is an area where the Chinese have much to learn from western cultures.

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https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/china-tech-factory-conditions-fuel-suicides-study-10929938

 

as the factories leave, will be interesting to see if the numbers go down accordingly.

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