The Communist Party of China sculpted today’s modern, thriving nation, and in its wake are the legacies of eminent leaders and significant events imprinted on sites in Shanghai. This series takes you to historic buildings and places in the city where you can visit the past and hear the stories of the building of a nation.
Chairman Mao Zedong famously said that “women hold up half the sky” in a pronouncement on equality. International Women’s Day falls on March 8 amid a renewed global focus on the equal rights of women. This series talks to some of the women in Shanghai who are making their mark in what has been a man’s world.