“There are a lot of women in civil services positions at the local level, but it is difficult for them,” a man named Liu told VOA.
She is unlikely to move up in the leadership changes, observers say.
Women not in Xi’s program President Xi Jinping had promised million to UN Women, the United Nations’ Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. “The (Chinese) government talks about increasing women’s political participation, but there haven’t been any concrete measures to support the initiatives,” Chen said.
She urged the government to guarantee 30 percent of political leadership roles go to women.
She enjoys many titles: an accomplished dancer, founder of a modern dance company, a single mother of three adopted children, a talk show host, a business woman, and a wife of an interracial marriage.
Now, she is once again under the spotlight for hosting a new dating show: one that features parents choosing potential daughters-in-law for their sons.