china, gender inequality, job discrimination, marriage crisis, women in china

At Work and Home: China Performing Worse in Gender Equality

China’s State Council Information Office (SCIO) recently published a paper claiming that the status of women in China had grown considerably under communist rule. However, a 2018 report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) says otherwise and points out the gap in gender equality that still exists in China. Gender inequality The SCIO report ...

Max Lu

Gender equality is not good in China.

Is China’s Two-Child Policy Exacerbating Gender Inequality?

Since China ended its one-child policy and allowed all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. However, new UBC sociology research suggests China’s two-child policy could be negatively affecting women’s status and gender equality. The study, published in the Chinese Sociological Review, found ...

Troy Oakes

A pregnant Chinese woman.