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China population: Beijing mulls eliminating gender gap in retirement age as demographic crisis looms

The retirement age for women in China is lower than that of men, reflecting work and child care burdens from decades ago. As China’s population ages and its work force declines, the retirement age gap is coming under scrutiny, with changes possible in the near future. This is the first of a series of stories on women’s issues in China and Asia to coincide with International Women’s Day.Amid growing concern about a demographic crisis, China is moving closer to narrowing the age of retirement…


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