虎口拔牙hǔ kǒu bá yá To be very daring and/or to take unnecessary risks 祸从口出huò cóng kǒu chū Be careful what you say 口蜜腹剑kǒu mì fù jiàn Disguising ill intent with honeyed words. Deceitful and dangerous 口是心非kǒu shì xīn fēi To say the opposite of what you really think 苦口良药kǔ kǒu liáng yaò It may take hard work and discomfort to achieve something worthwhile 目瞪口呆mù dèng kǒu dāi Dumb struck
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Women in China
Gender equality in China has been a long time coming. Traditions dating back thounsands of years are hard to shift. There has yet to be a woman appointed to the top rung of government committee. Change really only started to come after the foundation of the Peoples Republic in 1949. Our page on attitudes to women covers the few Imperial women leaders, marriage and concubines as well as foot binding. Read More
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