Sunday, July 06, 2008

Modern Chinese Revolution liberates women

In yesteryears' Old China, women were supposed to obey and rely on their fathers, husbands and sons in accordance to some conservative elements of official Confucianism and many of them had to live with their bound feet to satisfy the pervert sense of 'beauty' of male elites at all levels of the feudal society. Seen in this historical context, the liberation of women, besides the overcoming of widespread addiction to opium, illiteracy as well as superstition, has been a topmost social agenda of the Chinese Revolution since the onset of the last century.

From 'Son of Heaven' to citizen of New China


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