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Q: Does gender equality really exist in China?

Is it unusual for women to be promoted in China? What is the general census on women climbing the ladder here?

8 years 21 weeks ago in  Business & Jobs - China

 
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The only time you see a woman climbing the ladder here is while carrying a hod of bricks (with five men at the bottom holding the ladder).

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I honestly think things have changed enormously over the past 20 years. Especially in the workplace, it's getting closer to the norms we know. There's actually a quite interesting poll I found on this topic.

Now if your question is: will there ever be a woman as Chinese president...my would be yeah, just not now.

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it is true that more and more chinese women are rising to the high positions in company. however, still many women are not prone to climb the ladder in workplace, maybe the deeper reason is the sterotype that a good woman should spend more energy on housekeeping.
the name "女强人" or "Miss independent" is not a praise when you are called.

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I would like to chime in that gender equality anywhere in the world is a complete illusion. There is no gender equality, whether in China, in the US or in the UK. As it stands, men still hold the majority of powerful positions. Yes, more and more women may be seen at a cabinet meeting and there are a handful of female world leaders and there has undeniably been some progress in the fight for equality, but that's just a tiny fraction of an overarching patriarchal world.

But as it stands, in politics, business and even in adademia, women are still the marginalised gender and the fight to have a truly equal world where women have just as much power, influence and rights as men is a long time away. In fact, most people in the world don't actually know about certain astounding key facts, such as the fact that the majority of the world's manual labour and farming is actually done by women or that women's work in the house and childrearing isn't considered work.

Please red this BBC article. It may just help shed more light on the fact that gender equality is still a long time away: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4582878.stm

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gender equality truely exists in china .. at least its better than norway where wages are paid on basis of gender

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Gender equality in China is guaranteed by law, just like racial equality is guaranteed in the USA.

Laws do not control basic human thoughts, emotions and actions.

The reality rarely matches the legal expectation.

Besides, why would any woman want to lower herself to be equal with a man?

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The only time you see a woman climbing the ladder here is while carrying a hod of bricks (with five men at the bottom holding the ladder).

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I'm going to just go ahead and say domestic abuse is on insane levels here. So whaddu think.

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China has gender equality, Chinese women understand that they're disabled and are not suited for leadership. 

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https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2113990/no-country-older-men-chinas-better-educated-well-paid-women-are

 

so change the chinese calendar to the year of the "cougar",

 

you go girl

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