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					The Impact of the Internet
  on Women in China


          Meiqi Fang
        Information School
     Renmin University of China
The Impact of the Internet
on Women in China

     1. The Development of the Internet
          in China
    2. The Impact of the Internet
         on Women in China
    3. Conclusion
1. The Internet Development in China

   The rapid development of the Internet
    changes the life style of human beings
    profoundly.

   The Internet first came forth in America in
    1969. It developed much more rapidly than
    all other preceding technologies.
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CNNIC’s Statistical Survey on
the Internet Development in China
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             Computer Host in China (Million)
CNNIC’s Statistical Survey on
the Internet Development in China

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       .CN domain names and WWW websites in China
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CNNIC’s Statistical Survey on
the Internet Development in China
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                  Internet Users in China (Million)
CNNIC’s Statistical Survey on
the Internet Development in China
                                          Male        Female
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                       Proportion between Male and Female
The Internet Application in China

    CHINANET

    CSTNET (China Science and Technology Network)


    CERNET (China Education and Research Network)

    CHINAGBN (China Golden Bridge Network)
The Internet Application in China

        E-Commerce
        E-Mail
        E-Learning
        Remote Medical Treatment
        Hiring On Line
        Collaborative Business
        Personal Homepage
        Mobile Messaging
1. The Internet Development in China

   In general, the Internet in China is
    developing rapidly.
                                                      5.3%
   We also notice that all Internet users
    of 68 million only account for 5.3%
    of the total population of 1.3 billion.
                                              94.7%

   There is promising space to develop.
2.The impact of the Internet
  on Women in China
  2.1. The Women Policy
       and the General Situation in China
  2.2. The impact on Education
  2.3. The impact on Employment
  2.4. The impact on Medical Services
  2.5. The impact on Socialization
2.1. The Women Policy
      and the General Situation in China

   The Chinese government highly
    regards the equality of men and
    women as a basic principle in social
    development

   The Chinese government passed a
    series of laws, which provided a
    strong lawful support to women’s
    equal rights
2.1. The Women Policy
      and the General Situation in China
   Now, in our country, women have the
    same social, political and economic
    status as men.

   In the developed areas, there is only
    little sex discriminations.

   In some less developed areas of the
    country, however, sometimes there are
    certain sex discriminations in the
    traditional ways.
2.2. The impact on Education
   In the past, women had fewer education
    opportunities than men
   With the social progress, the education
    level and proportion of women has risen
    greatly, but it is still lower than men.


                                 Female,                               Female,
                                2278, 41%                              96, 34%

      Male,
    3283, 59%                                 Male,
                                            187, 66%

            Undergraduate(Thousand)                    Graduate(Thousand)
2.2. The impact on Education

    The Internet changed the
     contents, methods and
     even the structures of the
     education.

    It gives women more
     education opportunities
2.3. The impact on Employment

   Occupation is partitioned by
    gender traditionally.

   Modern network opens up new
    fields of opportunities for women

   The intelligence factor of
    network technique can
    effectively exploit the potential
    intelligence and avoid the lack of
    physical strength.
Some Examples

             Yu Yu, CEO of the Dangdang.com,
              received her BA in English
              Literature from Beijing Foreign
              Studies University, and her MBA
              in Finance and International
              Business from New York
              University in 1992.
Some Examples


   Dangdang.com, founded in Nov., 1999,
    is the biggest Chinese online bookstore.
    It can offer readers over 200,000 kinds of
    books and 10,000 video products, which
    cover 90% of Chinese book market.
Some Examples
            Tan Haiyin, CEO of the Eachnet.com
             received her MBA from Harvard.
             She cooperating with Shao Yibo,
             established the Eachnet company in
             1999.
             The eBay, the biggest E-commerce
             company of U.S.A., invested in it first
             in March,2002 and once more in
             june,2003.
Some Examples


   Eachnet.com is the biggest Chinese
    c2c E-commerce platform.
   Registered users of the eachnet.com have
    been over 3.5 million and the registered
    goods over 20 million.
   On average, a new commodity will be
    registered per 4 seconds and a deal will be
    done per 5 seconds.
Some Examples

    In our ECOLAB, many academics,
     postgraduates, Ph.Ds. are female.
     And they also have made their
     successes.

    Up to now, they have developed
     three products:
             SIMEC
             EC-Game
             WEBCLASS
2.4. The impact on Medical Services

   The Internet also facilitates the medical services
    of human beings.
2.5. The impact on Socialization
   The network changes and extends the
    ways of socialization of women.
   By Internet, women can:
           share the information and amusements
           express themselves
           communicate with others
           meet their needs

   Women are no longer confined to the
    home and work place; they have more
    choices.
3. Conclusion
     With the economy globalizing, women will
      face the great challenge.
     The network provides women the
      unprecedented free space and developing
      opportunities.
     we can do our efforts beginning with the
      Internet.
       Thank You!



E-Mail: MQFang@public.bta.net.cn

				
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