Presentation on theme: "Women In China Women and politics Women and development Women and education Women and health Women rights Women in life."— Presentation transcript:
Women In China Women and politics Women and development Women and education Women and health Women rights Women in life
Facts and Data -Women and Politics Proportion of Women in Officials in the Past Five Years (%) 19971998199920002001 34.43535.736.236.7
Facts and Data -Women and Development 711.5 million employees in China. Female employees total 330 million 46% of the total 37.9% in enterprises; 43.4% in institutions; 24.4% in state organs, Party and government departments and NGOs; 43.5% in service trades; 57% in sectors of public health, physical culture, and social welfare service.
Billionairesses on Forbes List- 3 Chinese Women According to Forbes, there are more than 20 women between the ages of 24 to 50 with holdings of more than one billion dollars 26, Yang Wai Yin inherited 58 percent of the stock of Biguiyuan from her father the wealthiest woman in China 43,Zhang Chinese real estate development agency, SOHO China. 3.8 billion dollars. Chu Lam Yiu 2 billion dollars the chairwoman of Huabao International Holdings Limited. the youngest of these four
Facts and Data -Women and Education 2. Proportion of Female Students in School (%) YearColleges and Universities Middle Schools Primary Schools Total 1995 35.444.847.346.5 1998 39.345.747.647.1 1999 39.245.947.647.1 2000 41.046.247.647.1
Facts and Data -Women and Health Mortality of Pregnant and Lying-in Women (1/100,000) YearIn the Whole Country In Urban Areas In Rural Areas Early in the 1950s 1500 199088.945.9112.5 199561.939.276.0 200053.029.369.6
International Cooperation & Communication Culature Week of CN-FR Women Symposium on career equality Culature Week of CN-BR Women Culature Week of CN-RU Women
Laws for women rights 1992, the Law on the Guarantee of Rights and Interests of Women 2001. Marriage Law stipulated compensation for divorces as well as compensatory work for divorced women 2003, Rural Land Contract Law protect the rights of married, divorced and bereaved women in obtaining land 2004 Respect and Guarantee of Human Rights 2005 revised the first law “gender equality is a national policy”
Sexual Harassment 2005 verbal abuse, written text, pictures, text messaging and physical contact. nearly 80% Workplace Workplace Public Transportation Public Transportation Strangers62.17% Collegue,Classmates,Friends40.46% Teacher,Manager,Senior33.84% Relatives6.44% Who is the Harasser?
Sexual Harassment in Workplace Among 41% 36% from senior manager 14% from employers Departments and employers must also be responsible for preventing such offenses. First case in China
Sexual Harassment in Public Transportation 48% Especially in rush hour 8 AM to 9 AM 5 PM to 7 PM. Minor & forget about it.
Domestic Violence in 2005, 30 % of 270 million Chinese families A Shocking Case The root of domestic violence Reasons husbands' extramarital affairs, family economic crisis, or bad habits such as drug abuse, gambling or alcohol addiction Anti-domestic Violence in Action More than 12,000 anti-domestic-violence centers ACWF: 2 hotlines and 1 special mail box 65.9%Show indifference 29.6%Smash things 28.9%Orally abuse 21.7Threaten to beat
Workplace Safety Issues Concerning Female Workers Call for Immediate Action Great Challenge in Labor Protection and Safety Supervision still work in banned areas labor intensive posts or posts that may be harmful to their health. Eg. Coal mines No Labor protection Pregnancy,breast-feeding,maternity,menstruate poor work environment old equipment,no protective measure… llegal practices in hiring 88.6% enterprises do not sign labor contracts with female employees invalid or illegal Lacking Legal Awareness Companies (profit & fierce labor market) female employees
Women in Life Eating Habits of White-Collar Women Men Expected to Do More Housework Men Expected to Do More Housework Women Charge Home Spending
Eating Habits of White-Collar Women Eating Out Regularly 55% ate outside once or twice a week 33% ate outside everyday "Busy" and "lazy" Few Breakfasts, Quick Lunches and Big Suppers Having Little Meat not only for appearance, but also health 92%liked to eat vegetables, especially carrot and tomato. 78% preferred strawberry, banana and apple.
Men Expected to Do More Housework cooking, cleaning, taking care of the elderly, taking care of the children, taking care of the husband, preparing for festivals keeping in touch with relatives 34% undertake 4+ 46% cook&wash every day Reasons husbands dont cook 94% hope man can do more housework
Women Charge Home Spending In urban families where the wives earned a higher income, 86% families said women took control of the domestic finances, deciding the family's monthly budget. nearly 90% In 69% families, Men earned more than women „a family will thrive if it has a smart housewife”
Women and Olympics 61.5 % of the total medals won Besides the athletes, ordinary women have contributed to the Games in a series of activities to welcome the Olympics. They contribute, they participate, they enjoy.