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Why Feminism is Never Overrated

When I was living in Shanghai about two years ago, there was this video about the phenomenon of “leftover women” that went absolutely viral in China, and during that time it was probably one of the hottest topic of discussion amongst many of my girlfriends. If you don’t know what I mean by “leftover women”, it is a derogatory term coined by the All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF), the government body dealing with women’s issues. Yes, our government decided to label women over the age of twenty-seven and beyond who are not married as “leftover women”, like “leftover food”. In 2007, ACWF called on the leftover women to get married as soon as possible (WTF!). 

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