Millions of Chinese are moving from one place to another (now more freely than ever before) to seek a better living ; whether it is from the rural areas to the big cities or from the north to the south; or from west to east. People are moving around!! Especially now that modern transportation has been made available.
In the small "village" I was in August I met many who have come from the far north like the Hubei region and the northern zones in Yunnan. Most of them are women who have left behind their parental homes and ex husbands (many brought their children) to seek a better life.
And indeed they form associations with their "sisters" and seek work. Here is one pair who have found new work in this construction site. Houses and shop houses are being built rapidly in this area. So men women and even horses have plenty of work to do.
|They are tough ladies who do men's work.|
|Two ladies are scooping sand into a wheel barrow.|
|This lady is fixing the ropes of the pulley onto the wheel barrow.|
|A small old fashioned pulley system help to pull up the whole wheel barrow of sand to the fifth floor!!|
These women are ambitious and are fighting for their own well being!! Jia Yiu!!
China has been hurtled into the 21st Century because of one man's ideology which inspired billions of Chinese minds. But equally important it was both men and women who caught on the need to change China from a dynastic feudal system to a workable "people system". Perhaps future historians will write about this revolution as a man made political miracle.