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Women's status in Chinese society

Summary:The aim of the article is to present an overview of the changes in women's status in Chinese society throughout the years. The method implemented is historico-analytic with emphasis on the reasons for undertaking necessary changes concerning the place of women in economic and social life. Special attention is paid to the changes in marital relations, especially under the reign of the Chinese Communist Party, and the liberty gained by Chinese women which contributed to their heightened position in society and stronger self-esteem.

Keywords: Chinese women, women's status, women's submission, marital relations in China

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