Policies on women and gender in the People's Republic of China

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Go back to the sink, delegate advises women
By Clara Li, South China Morning Post, 9 March 2001. A proposal by a prominent member of the CPPCC that married women should quit work and look after their husband and children has provoked heated public debate. He said this would help curb rising unemployment and provide a better quality of life for most families. His motion was tabled. More than half of women surveyed were against the idea of staying home, while most men thought the opposite.
Gender equality hits mainstream
China Daily, 3 March 2005. China has made formidable efforts to move women into the mainstream of society, relieve poverty among them, and protect their human rights and increase educational opportunities for girls.