An End to Patriarchy: Democratic Transformation and Women’s Liberation in Taiwan

Authored by: Annette Lu

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Political Transitions
Country: Taiwan
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
Year: 2009
Citation: Lu, Annette. "An End to Patriarchy: Democratic Transformation and Women's Liberation in Taiwan." Georgetown Journal of International Affairs 10 (2009): 47-53.

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Executive Summary

As Taiwan's first female vice-president and a fierce advocate for women's rights, Annette Lu recounts her efforts to raise the rights of women in Taiwan to the forefront of the nation's politics during a period of democratic reform.