With China set to relax its one-child policy, experts say the stigma against daughters is fast disappearing even in rural areas.
Tiffanie Wen is a freelance writer from San Francisco who has written for the Times of Israel, Newsweek, Cooler and more. She's currently based in Tel Aviv, where she's writing a book on love in the Middle East.
In Kaifeng, where Sephardic Jews from the Silk Road settled in the 12th century, their descendants are rediscovering lost religious practices and petitioning Israel for recognition.
Tiffanie Wen on a new study showing Israelis are among the happiest people