Who Holds up Half the Sky

Publisher:
Andreea Coscai

Who Holds up Half the Sky

5.0/5

Critic Rating

“Who Holds up Half the Sky” is an investigative podcast discussing the possibilities of advancing feminist activism in China under censorship and lack of free speech. Influential activist figures appear in China’s history from the Qing dynasty to the Maoist era with its famous quote: “Women Hold up Half the Sky”. But Chinese women have undergone much pressure from foot binding and arranged marriages to unequal pay and domestic violence. Over the years, I have dived deeper into issues of multiculturalism, social activism, and gender identities. This work defines my curiosity which stems from a continuous movement through distinct cultural s...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Frank Racioppi • Ear Worthy Feb 9, 2024

"...it reveals feminism as more than a socioeconomic movement in highly developed countries. Coscai portrays feminism as a potentially powerful force against a Communist government like China. …"

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