Gender Equality is a principle enshrined in China’s constitution, but to what extent is it implemented in divorce cases? This paper explores this question from three aspects of divorce law practice in Chinese courts: whether a divorce is granted, who gets the custody, and how the matrimonial property is divided. It argues in many ways gender inequality is entrenched and reproduced.
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