This study takes a look at feminism in China over the last century and reveals that feminist movements and arguments at most times have been linked to the nation’s development. Independent and mass feminist movements like those in the West never developed in China. By taking a look at the realities of women and women images in contemporary China, the study shows that feminism in the People’s Republic of China has still plenty of room for development.
Alongside studies from India and Pakistan, this is third in a series on the past and present of feminist movements and current trends in feminist debates under the regional project on Political Feminism in Asia. The regional project is coordinated by FES Singapore and implemented in cooperation with the FES offices in Bangladesh, China (Shanghai), India, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand.
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