Unlucky in love can mean unlucky at work in China as employers demand dating history from women applicants to prove ‘emotional intelligence’. Photo: AFP Unlucky in love can mean unlucky at work in China as employers demand dating history from women applicants to prove ‘emotional intelligence’. Photo: AFP
Unlucky in love can mean unlucky at work in China as employers demand dating history from women applicants to prove ‘emotional intelligence’. Photo: AFP
China Society

Gender discrimination against women job seekers in China is rife, experts say, after woman questioned about love life in interview

  • China has one of the world’s largest female workforces and strong legal protections, but gender discrimination is everywhere , experts say
  • One study found more than 85 per cent of female graduates had encountered at least one form of gender discrimination while job hunting

Knowledge |   Feminism in China
Unlucky in love can mean unlucky at work in China as employers demand dating history from women applicants to prove ‘emotional intelligence’. Photo: AFP Unlucky in love can mean unlucky at work in China as employers demand dating history from women applicants to prove ‘emotional intelligence’. Photo: AFP
Unlucky in love can mean unlucky at work in China as employers demand dating history from women applicants to prove ‘emotional intelligence’. Photo: AFP
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