China Rising

China Rising

The Fire Inside
Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Al Jazeera English  |  May 16, 2013

Following the revolution of 1949, legislation regarding equality was passed, which was a huge step forward for China at the time.
And the economic reforms of recent decades have further improved the lives of women, yet it is the only country in the world where more women than men commit suicide, according to the World Health Organisation.
So, as China surges forward, how will society change and what role will the new generation play in this new global powerhouse?

Following the revolution of 1949, legislation regarding equality was passed, which was a huge step forward for China at the time.
And the economic reforms of recent decades have further improved the lives of women, yet it is the only country in the world where more women than men commit suicide, according to the World Health Organisation.
So, as China surges forward, how will society change and what role will the new generation play in this new global powerhouse?

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