We also note that in Vedic civilization women were also not given any positions of power or authority as Srila Prabhupada often quoted from Manu that under no circumstance should a woman be independent (see SB 10.4.5 purport).
We are not claiming that the whole Chinese system is perfect but the question remains: what can we learn from the Chinese experience regarding women in leadership?
And now to the feminist rant:
Where are the powerful Chinese women?
What is contradictory about what the Communists (Red Capitalists) are doing is that Marxist regimes export ideas of egalitarianism (feminism) to other countries but do not practice it themselves. Why? To destabilize opposing regimes. To understand how and why that works please listen to this articulate presentation by a former KGB officer who explains their methods of subverting the West. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gnpCqsXE8g
Here some other interesting articles about China that you may find interesting.
Eight ways China is changing your world
How China is ruled