“Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men”

Back to the plantation men. Your job is to serve and protect women :

“Lin Wei, 27, one of a handful of male sixth-grade teachers at a primary school here, has made a habit of telling stories about warlords who threw witches into rivers and soldiers who outsmarted Japanese troops. “Men have special duties,” he said. “They have to be brave, protect women and take responsibility for wrongdoing.”

Worried that a shortage of male teachers has produced a generation of timid, self-centered and effeminate boys, Chinese educators are working to reinforce traditional gender roles and values in the classroom.”

“Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men”

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