Rapid modernization has enabled China to provide its citizens with improved living standards and increased economic opportunities. Yet this process has yielded uneven gains between men and women. Working to address these inadequacies is essential for China as it continues its socio-economic development.
How Severe Are China’s Demographic Challenges?
Significant demographic shifts present China with mounting social challenges, including a reduced workforce for supporting its critical industries, a pronounced gender imbalance, and insufficient senior care.