Tag Archives: Chinese women

Lijia Zhang: Chinese Women Fight to End Workplace Discrimination

Lijia Zhang, writer, columnist and social commentator, wrote an article for ChinaFile titled: Chinese Women Fight to End Workplace Discrimination, where Lijia discuses the gender inequality in the China job market. …According to a survey conducted by the All China Women’s Federation, the Chinese government’s official feminist organ, in 2011 91.9% of female students polled […]

Lijia Zhang: Chinese Women Between Past and Future

Here is Lijia Zhang‘s speech: Chinese Women between Past and Future, which she presented at the Italian Embassy in China. Three touching stories of Chinese women… My grandmother was a prostitute-turned concubine, my mother a frustrated factory worker and myself a rocket factory girl turned-international writer. Today I am going to tell you the stories of […]