President Xi Jinping (centre) and his all-men Politburo Standing Committee (from left): Han Zheng, Wang Huning, Li Zhanshu, Li Keqiang, Wang Yang and Zhao Leji. Photo: Bloomberg

Where are the women? China’s new leadership reveals equality is a low priority

Alice Wu says the lack of women in the Politburo Standing Committee – and the Politburo in general – shows that President Xi Jinping’s plan for Chinese greatness doesn’t include prioritising gender equality

Topic |   China's leadership reshuffle 2017

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President Xi Jinping (centre) and his all-men Politburo Standing Committee (from left): Han Zheng, Wang Huning, Li Zhanshu, Li Keqiang, Wang Yang and Zhao Leji. Photo: Bloomberg
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