The Social Status of Women in China

Eva Kit Wah Man

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1997

Issue: China (Vol. 17, No 2, Spring, 1997)

Political, legal, and economic reforms after the 1949 revolution sought to achieve gender equality in communist China. However, political policies and social customs impact women unevenly, and the ideal is yet to be met.

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