A group of female minority delegates at the congress. The event has a record number of female delegates – but not in the upper echelons of the Communist Party. Photo: EPA

A record number of women … but it’s still a man’s world at the top of the Chinese government

While state media boasts about the increased number of female delegates, women’s rights activists complain they are still being frozen out of the top jobs

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A group of female minority delegates at the congress. The event has a record number of female delegates – but not in the upper echelons of the Communist Party. Photo: EPA
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