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Women in China’s Cultural Industries

Are women getting the opportunities they deserve in China’s cultural and creative industries?

Women perform up to 50 percent of the jobs in China’s cultural industries, but are they getting equal opportunities and compensation as men? In this episode, guests from the worlds of film, TV, visual arts, and journalism discuss the barriers female leaders and employees still face, and the benefits of more gender diversity in the workplace.


- Li Muyuan: Story FM - Producer

- Hatty Liu: Journalist & Former TWOC Managing Editor

- Luka Yang: Visual Artist & Filmmaker

Learn More

- Episode 14: LGBT & Feminist Creators in Contemporary Art, Middle Earth Podcast

- Women’s Work: Gender Inequality in China’s Workplaces

- The Hidden Harassment in Chinese Workplaces

- Getting Rights Wrong: Fighting Hiring Discrimination in Chinese Courts

- Turning the Page on a Male-Centric Sci-Fi World

from The World of Chinese magazine

Middle Earth is made by China Compass Productions and hosted by Aladin Farré. If you have a China-themed cultural project, like shooting your next documentary or looking for a specific talent, please get in touch!

With thanks to Ren Jiayin for production assistance and Sean Calvo for music support.


author Aladin Farré

Aladin Farré is the founder and host of Middle Earth Podcast and a contributing writer at The World of Chinese.