Taiwan protests over U.N. Women’s label as ‘province of China’

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/08/04
By: Elaine Hou and Emerson Lim

Photo taken from facebook.com/unwomen

Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) A United Nation's entity has labeled Taiwan as a "province of China" in a graphical representation of countries that recognize same-sex marriages, prompting protests from the Taiwan government and netizens.

U.N. Women, which is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, posted a list of nations that recognize same-sex marriages Sunday, with their respective flags.

"All people should be able to choose freely whether to enter a partnership, when and with whom," the post said.

Taiwan, together with the United States, Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and 20 others were on the list.    [FULL  STORY]

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