Gender Inequality in Urban China

@article{Bauer1992GenderII,
  title={Gender Inequality in Urban China},
  author={J. Bauer and Wang Feng and N. Riley and Zhao Xiaohua},
  journal={Modern China},
  year={1992},
  volume={18},
  pages={333 - 370}
}
The results of the 1987 1% Sample Survey in China revealed that 88% of older women were illiterate but that only 15% of rural females aged 15-19 years were illiterate. In urban areas illiteracy was 29% and 67% among older men and women respectively and 2.3% and 6% among younger men and women. Female primary school enrollment increased from about 30% in the early 1950s to 40-45% in the late 1980s and thereafter. Female high school enrollment increased from 25% to 40%. By the 1980s female… Expand
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