TITLE

Trying to stand on two feet

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Dorinda
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);06/29/98 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 131 Issue 26, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on women in China. The existence of one shelter for battered women in all of China; The mixed blessing of the 1949 emancipation of Chinese women from their feudal past by Chairman Mao; Obstacles to women's development; Bride-trafficking and divorce rates; Comments from Zhang Xianfen, founder of a woman's shelter. INSET: Voices of China.
ACCESSION #
848581

 

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