To celebrate International Women’s Day, Zhaopin, China’s largest employment platform, released their “2017 Report on Chinese Women in the Workplace,” exploring how women face harsh gender discrimination in employment opportunities and career development.

The release event was hash-tagged “她世界,她力量” (or “Her world, her power” in English) highlighting some women entrepreneurs in China such as Ma Weiwei, Liu Nan, and Gan Wei. Each participant shared their stories of gender discrimination and difficulties they faced during their time climbing up the ladder.

Evan Guo, the CEO of Zhaopin Limited, said, “Chinese women face relatively less discrimination in workplaces in terms of income-gap and job opportunities. In fact, in the past few years, women’s income raised faster than that of men. However, over 20% of the women feel gender discrimination in the workplace that eventually affects their productivity and happiness. And that is what we are trying to fix.”

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