Fearing discrimination, many hide their marriages

16:49, April 15, 2010      

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Although she has been married to her husband for three years, Ms. Wang never wears her wedding ring.

The reason is quite simple. She is afraid that if she reveals she is married, she would lose her manager's attention or even her job. After all, singles are much more preferred in her career.

According to a survey, the majority of those who hide their marriages are females between the ages of 25 and 35.

This phenomenon is ultimately the product of employment discrimination. Those who hide their marriages not only bear much mental pressure, but it can also impact their home lives.

The social disease needs the social prescription. Only when employers give equal treatment to employees regardless of their marital status can married people enjoy an equitable career and life.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:王千原雪)

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