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15 Nov, 2011

The new emancipation – chinadaily.com.cn

In India and Indonesia, the rules of marriage are changing as well, steered by a rising middle class and women who will no longer tolerate inequality in marriage. Tiffany Tan has the stories.

It’s a bit of a surprise to discover the person behind India’s biggest matchmaking site for divorcees is a single, attractive, 30-year-old – not exactly someone you would expect to be pondering the intricacies of remarriage.

But Vivek Pahwa is no ordinary young man. At 26, he noticed an emerging demographic trend and decided to create a product specifically for that segment of the population.

“We put up Secondshaadi.com to solve a need for people in this space, because they did not get the right response from other sites,” Pahwa says in an email from his headquarters in the Indian capital of New Delhi.

via The new emancipation|News|chinadaily.com.cn.