Legal protection against gender discrimination in the workplace in China

  title={Legal protection against gender discrimination in the workplace in China},
  author={Sadie Yang and Ao Li},
  journal={Gender \& Development},
  pages={295 - 308}
In its 2005 White Paper on Gender Equality, China announced that its legal system offers women workers complete protection of their rights and interests. However, this strong political declaration has to face an uncomfortable ‘reality check’. New forms of gender discrimination at the workplace have emerged in more subtle ways, and usually under the disguise of protecting women, as authorities have outlawed traditional types of prejudice based on gender. This article draws on a survey of… Expand
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