Chile, 23 percent increase of women over 45 years old, married to younger men

Posted on October 10, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Culture, Latin America Womens Issues, Social Issues

According to the National Statistics Institute (INE), women over 45 years married to men younger than they have risen by 23% in 10 years. And although the figure is still marginal -478 cases in 1998 against 622 in 2008 – increasing aware of a phenomenon that is also replicated between cohabiting and revealing, according to experts, a flexibility in gender roles, on both sex as well as a change in the way men and women live their relationships. “Nothing is so hard. People today feel increasingly free to choose partners that meet, but that does not match the age royalties,” explains Michelle Sadler, director and researcher and professor CulturaSalud U. de Chile. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email