gender roles

Translation: The Story of Ma Hu (Part 3)

Beijing-based women’s rights activist Xiao Meili recently introduced her friend Ma Hu with the first two parts of a three-part profile. Part one told the story of Ma Hu’s childhood, and how she dealt with her gender and sexual...

Male Nurses Scarce in China

Despite a growing demand in cities, qualified male nurses can’t find jobs. Some are now turning to other careers. Many are attributing the scarcity to perceptions that nursing is a woman’s job though hospitals need...

Report: China to Recruit Women for Space (AP)

Mar. 9, 2004 BEIJING (AP) — China will recruit women astronauts for future manned space missions as a result of pressure from a leading women’s organization, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday. A...

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