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Hitting the glass ceiling: women and politics in China

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February 6, 2024

Hitting the glass ceiling: women and politics in China

Countries all throughout the world struggle with providing equal opportunities and positions in regards to women when compared to their male counterparts (Brennan & Elkink, 2015). The People’s Republic of China is not an exception to this trend.

Countries all throughout the world struggle with providing equal opportunities and positions in regards to women when compared to their male counterparts (Brennan & Elkink, 2015). The People’s Republic of China is not an exception to this trend.

Where are the women in Chinese politics?

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May 26, 2023

Where are the women in Chinese politics?

The 20th Chinese Communist Party National Congress, held in October 2022, caught the world’s attention—not least because there wasn’t a single woman among the politburo’s 24 members, breaking a tradition of two decades.

The 20th Chinese Communist Party National Congress, held in October 2022, caught the world’s attention—not least because there wasn’t a single woman among the politburo’s 24 members, breaking a tradition of two decades.

Women pushed even further from power in Xi Jinping’s China

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November 14, 2022

Women pushed even further from power in Xi Jinping’s China

Xi has revealed an all male politburo for the first time since 1997. The move erases one of the few steps women had made towards real power in Communist China

Xi has revealed an all male politburo for the first time since 1997. The move erases one of the few steps women had made towards real power in Communist China

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It's a man's world: No more female leaders in China's Communist Party

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It's a man's world: No more female leaders in China's Communist Party

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BEIJING – The Communist Party congress has laid bare the striking gender imbalance in the upper echelons of Chinese politics, with not a single woman making the 24-person Politburo for the first time in at least a quarter of a century.

As Xi Jinping and his allies concentrated power over the weekend, the party’s highest-ranking woman leader retired.

BEIJING – The Communist Party congress has laid bare the striking gender imbalance in the upper echelons of Chinese politics, with not a single woman making the 24-person Politburo for the first time in at least a quarter of a century.

As Xi Jinping and his allies concentrated power over the weekend, the party’s highest-ranking woman leader retired.

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China limits women representation across top echelons of political system

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Women have limited representation and voice across the top echelons of China's political system, said US-China Economic and Security Review Commission in a report.

Women have limited representation and voice across the top echelons of China's political system, said US-China Economic and Security Review Commission in a report.

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International Women's Day: Chinese women continue to face political, socio-economic discriminations

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International Women's Day: Chinese women continue to face political, socio-economic discriminations

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As the world is set to celebrate International Women’s day, Chinese women continue to face political and socio-economic discriminations despite the communist regime’s tall claims of women empowerment. The Covid-19 pandemic has further aggravated the situation.

As the world is set to celebrate International Women’s day, Chinese women continue to face political and socio-economic discriminations despite the communist regime’s tall claims of women empowerment. The Covid-19 pandemic has further aggravated the situation.

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Taiwan president listed among TIME's 100 most influential people of 2020

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Taiwan president listed among TIME's 100 most influential people of 2020

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been selected for TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2020, primarily because of her administration’s effective measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been selected for TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2020, primarily because of her administration’s effective measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan.

Hong Kong elections: the shameful absence of women from politics

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July 27, 2020

Hong Kong elections: the shameful absence of women from politics

During these times of political polarisation and fragmentation in Hong Kong, there is one thing we can find in common across partisan lines – shut

During these times of political polarisation and fragmentation in Hong Kong, there is one thing we can find in common across partisan lines – shut

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‘How much for an hour?’: Hong Kong female politicians speak out against sexual harassment culture

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‘How much for an hour?’: Hong Kong female politicians speak out against sexual harassment culture

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She decided the comments would stay online, and she will not be deterred. Had she decided to delete the whole conversation, it would not have been the first time.

Leung has previously felt forced to remove political videos and pictures from her Facebook page, against her will, because an overwhelming number of comments targeted and sexualised her appearance, she told HKFP.

She decided the comments would stay online, and she will not be deterred. Had she decided to delete the whole conversation, it would not have been the first time.

Leung has previously felt forced to remove political videos and pictures from her Facebook page, against her will, because an overwhelming number of comments targeted and sexualised her appearance, she told HKFP.