Job seekers look at the job advertisements at a job fair for women on the International Women's Day in Huaibei, Anhui province, on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Not girls, queens or goddesses: calls in China for a return to the real meaning of women’s day

  • March 8 has devolved into a prime time for online sales campaigns and advertising rather than a moment to celebrate the achievements of women, critics say
Topic |   China Society

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Job seekers look at the job advertisements at a job fair for women on the International Women's Day in Huaibei, Anhui province, on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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Meng Fanyu and her family are expecting a second child this year but are worried whether they will be able to afford the added costs. Photo: Handout

What Chinese women really want when it comes to children and reproductive rights

  • China has abandoned its one-child policy but the worries are not over for unmarried women and parents struggling to afford childcare
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Meng Fanyu and her family are expecting a second child this year but are worried whether they will be able to afford the added costs. Photo: Handout
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