Do Women in China Face Greater Inequality than Women Elsewhere?
|Author||China Power Team|
|Summary||Rapid modernization in China has allowed its citizens, including the women in China, to enjoy a greater standard of living as well as increased economic opportunities. While Chinese women have lower life expectancies than those of other high-income countries, the country does have better statistics for maternal mortality rates, postnatal care, and maternity leave than similar countries. This source also discusses other facts and statistics pertaining to women’s education and women in positions of power and leadership.|
|Excerpt||“Pronounced wage gaps and imbalanced political representation are just two of the many issues hindering gender equality in China.”|
|Publish Date||August 25, 2020|