• The Status of Women in the Song and Tang DynastiesMarch 27, 2013In the book The Course of Sexes: From Song to Qing Dynasty, author Wang Wei compares the status of women in the Song and Tang dynasties.
  • Posters Mirror Changes in Status of WomenDecember 27, 2011Women often become culturally symbolic and part of collective memories. They also reflect the changes of a society in economic production, social structures and values.
  • Protecting Women's RightsDecember 12, 2011The more feminine image of women that emerged in the late 1970s tallied well with the general tone of a substantial number of posters produced in the period 1978-1988 that explicitly propagated legal knowledge. These resulted from leadership attempts to formulate a comprehensive body of laws to combat male chauvinism and safeguard the rights - and welfare - of women and children. The reasons behind this campaign were twofold.
  • Active Participation in International Women's ActivitiesDecember 8, 2011China recognizes and respects the principle of sexual equality affirmed in the United Nations Charter and appreciates and supports UN endeavors to promote the status of women and realize sexual equality.
  • Organizational Guarantees of the Rights and Interests of Chinese WomenDecember 8, 2011Guarantees for the legal rights and interests of women are an issue of common concern in China. Government organs, social organizations, enterprises and institutions, and rural and urban mass groups at the grass roots have all made efforts to this effect in line with the laws and regulations.
  • Equal Status in Marriage and Family LifeDecember 8, 2011The founding of New China put an end to the feudal marital and family system that had endured for several millennia. Independent marriage based on mutual love and a family life in which husband and wife are equal have become the main current in contemporary Chinese Society.
  • Full Advance in SocietyDecember 8, 2011In old China, women were excluded from social life. New China has enabled women to make conspicuous progress in all aspects of society, especially in the fields of education, science and technology, culture, sports and public health.
  • Extensive Participation in Administration of State and Social AffairsDecember 8, 2011In China, women take full part in administering state and social affairs and thus have made mammoth contributions to the country's development of democracy and building of its legal system.
  • Equal Rights and Important Role in Economic SphereDecember 8, 2011Improvement of the economic status of women constitutes the most important foundation for achieving sexual equality. The Chinese government has made fruitful efforts to upgrade and enhance the economic status of women.
  • Equal Legal StatusDecember 8, 2011China attaches great importance to providing legal protection for females. Women enjoy equal legal status with men. Now, a comprehensive legal system has come into being to protect the rights and interests of women and promote sexual equality.
  • Historic Liberation of Chinese WomenDecember 8, 2011In semi-colonial and semi-feudal old China, women were for a long time kept at the bottom of society. It was not until the first half of this century that the Chinese Communist Party led the Chinese people to wage a great and profound national democratic revolution on this ancient land.
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