Chinese women have since 1951 been entitled to time off work following a miscarriage. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese women have since 1951 been entitled to time off work following a miscarriage. Photo: Shutterstock
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analysis | China’s had miscarriage leave since the 50s, but women still face stigma

  • ‘Miscarriages are a natural and inevitable process of pregnancy. They should be normalised,’ gender studies professor says
  • Despite the legislation, women in China are often hesitant to take leave following a miscarriage due to stigma in the workplace, founder of women’s rights initiative says

Chinese women have since 1951 been entitled to time off work following a miscarriage. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese women have since 1951 been entitled to time off work following a miscarriage. Photo: Shutterstock
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