Posted by: 1of10boyz | May 21, 2013

China gender issues

And you thought the Ladies in the US had a difficult time. This gives new meaning to getting a high quality MRS.

China Daily Mail

Book Dancing WomanGreat amalgamation of some recent articles on gender issues in China at the China Digital Times (China’s Gender Gap Reaches from Rural Areas to Cities).

For anyone who is interested in this topic this review of my good friend Professor John Osburg’s book at Tea Leaf Nation adds a lot to this conversation.

One of the key signs that China has reached an inflection point in their development is the fact that gender equality on all fronts is getting worse, not better. Here are some key examples:

  • Female unemployment in urban areas is rising
  • The gender wage disparity is rising
  • The gender gap is still slowly rising
  • More and more women feel they do not need to work, just find a rich husband
  • It is nearly impossible for a woman to become Mayor, or Party Secretary, at any committee level of the CCP
  • While female entrepreneurship…

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