At a time when China is looking for new domestic drivers of growth, advancing gender equality could pay off handsomely. Photo: Xinhua

Gender equality in China would bring huge economic benefits

One estimate suggests the nation could see a US$2.5 trillion increase in gross domestic product by 2020 if it closed the gender gap in education and opportunity

Topic |   China's population

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At a time when China is looking for new domestic drivers of growth, advancing gender equality could pay off handsomely. Photo: Xinhua
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