男女平等nán nǔ píng děng Treating men and women the same
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
易 yì easy; amiable; to change
Made up of [日 rì sun; day radical 72, 勿 wù do not]
Originally a picture of a chameleon hence idea of change, now made up of 'sun' and 'do not' so can be remembered as 'sun does not change' Full information for 易
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