A scene from the drama, which has been accused of focusing on the role of men in fighting the epidemic. Photo: Handout A scene from the drama, which has been accused of focusing on the role of men in fighting the epidemic. Photo: Handout
A scene from the drama, which has been accused of focusing on the role of men in fighting the epidemic. Photo: Handout

‘Sexist’ drama about China’s coronavirus heroes slammed for overlooking women

  • Programme on state broadcaster CCTV criticised for portraying women as reluctant to help out and nurses as being more interested in gossiping about men doctors
  • Frontline medical workers say the show set in Wuhan does not reflect the reality of the fight against Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A scene from the drama, which has been accused of focusing on the role of men in fighting the epidemic. Photo: Handout A scene from the drama, which has been accused of focusing on the role of men in fighting the epidemic. Photo: Handout
A scene from the drama, which has been accused of focusing on the role of men in fighting the epidemic. Photo: Handout
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