Lu-Hai Liang

Lu-Hai Liang

Lu-Hai Liang is a British-Chinese writer and a contributor to Inkstone.

Language spoken
English
The surprising place some Korean women are going for a career boost
It takes less than two hours to fly from Seoul to Shanghai. The capital of South Korea and one of China’s largest cities are separated by a mere 500 miles, but the differences between the two Asian giants are clear. South Korea is a democracy that elected its first female president, Park Geun-hye, in February 2013. China, meanwhile, is a one-party state that has never had a woman president or premier. The all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee, which currently has seven members, has never had any women either. China is not a feminist paradise. Indeed, it was ranked 103 out of 149 countries for gender parity in a 2018 report by the World Economic Forum, falling from 57th place in 2008. And
The surprising place some Korean women are going for a career boost