By: Kelven Huang and Y.F. Low
Taipei, April 18 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday the status of women has been rising 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]