A video of a mother in China telling her son his wife will divorce him if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender debate. Photo: SCMP composite/Handout
A video of a mother in China telling her son his wife will divorce him if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender debate. Photo: SCMP composite/Handout

‘Don’t let her work’: video of mother in China telling son to keep wife at home or she’ll run away amuses millions, triggering gender norms debate

  • A happily married couple film mother warning her son that her daughter-in-law will run away if she gets a job
  • The elderly woman was worried after reading about a recent case where a woman who found work then filed for divorce

A video of a mother in China telling her son his wife will divorce him if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender debate. Photo: SCMP composite/Handout
A video of a mother in China telling her son his wife will divorce him if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender debate. Photo: SCMP composite/Handout
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