Chinese boys walk home together hand in hand from a local junior school in Beijing, China. Photo: Getty Images Chinese boys walk home together hand in hand from a local junior school in Beijing, China. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese boys walk home together hand in hand from a local junior school in Beijing, China. Photo: Getty Images
China education

China’s plans to ‘cultivate masculinity’ with more gym classes and male teachers met with outrage by gender and sexuality experts

  • Ministry of Education plans criticised by groups believing they could have a disastrous impact on society, including increased domestic violence
  • The call to action is a response to a top political adviser’s suggestions that described China’s young men as ‘delicate, cowardly and effeminate’

Topic |   China education
Chinese boys walk home together hand in hand from a local junior school in Beijing, China. Photo: Getty Images Chinese boys walk home together hand in hand from a local junior school in Beijing, China. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese boys walk home together hand in hand from a local junior school in Beijing, China. Photo: Getty Images
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