U.N. Women site deletes graphic citing Taiwan as province of China

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/08/10
By: Emerson Lim

Image taken from facebook.com/unwomen

Taipei, Aug. 10 (CNA) A United Nations organization has apparently deleted a controversial graphic it posted of flags of countries that recognize same-sex marriages in which it labeled Taiwan as a "province of China."

U.N. Women, which is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, posted on August 4 a list of 27 nations with their corresponding flags that recognize same-sex marriage.

The flag of the Republic of China (ROC), the official name of Taiwan, appeared in the chart, but the name that went with the flag was "Taiwan Province of China," which is the official U.N. position and Beijing's position.

The Taiwan representative office in New York quickly protested the graphic and demanded that it be corrected.    [FULL  STORY]

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