The Heat: The status of women in China

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If you walk on the streets of Beijing, you’ll see young, confident female professionals making up a major portion of the work force.

You can find women in board rooms and universities, but young girls are also being left in villages by their migrant worker parents who take the boys with them to the big cities to pursue their education.

How have the roles of women in China changed over the past 65 years?

CCTV’s Shi Wenjing reports.

The Heat: The status of women in China pt1

The Heat: The status of women in China pt1

If you walk on the streets of Beijing, you’ll see young, confident female professionals making up a major portion of the work force. You can find women in board rooms and universities, but young girls are also being left in villages by their migrant worker parents who take the boys with them to the big cities to pursue their education. How have the roles of women in China changed over the past 65 years? CCTV's Shi Wenjing reports.The Heat was joined by the following guests: From London to discuss women's issues in China is Jin Keyu, Assistant Professor of Economics from London School of Economics. From Beijing is Gao Rui. She is a professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University. From Washington, Wang Haiyan. She is the Managing Partner at the China India Institute.

The Heat: The status of women in China pt2

The Heat: The status of women in China pt2

If you walk on the streets of Beijing, you’ll see young, confident female professionals making up a major portion of the work force. You can find women in board rooms and universities, but young girls are also being left in villages by their migrant worker parents who take the boys with them to the big cities to pursue their education. How have the roles of women in China changed over the past 65 years? CCTV's Shi Wenjing reports.The Heat was joined by the following guests: From London to discuss women's issues in China is Jin Keyu, Assistant Professor of Economics from London School of Economics. From Beijing is Gao Rui. She is a professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University. From Washington, Wang Haiyan. She is the Managing Partner at the China India Institute.

The Heat was joined by the following guests:

  • From London to discuss women’s issues in China is Jin Keyu, Assistant Professor of Economics from London School of Economics.
  • From Beijing is Gao Rui. She is a professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University.
  • From Washington, Wang Haiyan. She is the Managing Partner at the China India Institute.