Women’s status rising in Taiwan: president

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/18
By: Kelven Huang and Y.F. Low

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday the status of women has been r201504180014t0001ising in Taiwan due to increases in women’s higher education opportunities, political involvement and labor force participation.

Addressing a celebration for the 65th anniversary of the National Women’s League of the ROC, Ma said in 2013, 41 percent of women in Taiwan had a college education or higher, more than the 39 percent among men. There were 360,000 more higher-educated women than men in the 25-44 age group, he noted.     [FULL  STORY]

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