The Economist’s Analects blog reports on the present condition of women in China. The article focuses on urban women and their changing values on work and family:
Kate Ba is in her late 20s and works at a public relations firm in Beijing. While men might still wield a lot of the power, says Ms Ba, more women are rising through the ranks and they are not afraid of pursuing their own career goals. “My generation are just now starting to become managers, and in the future I think we’ll see more women as presidents and CEOs, far more than in my mother’s generation.”
Yet, according to the article, women with successful careers have their worries as well:
- Amy Chua profiles Four Female Tycoons from China, via The Daily Beast
- For China’s Women, More Opportunities, More Pitfalls, via CDT.
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