Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

26/7/2006

Women to be included in Confucius’ family tree

JINAN, July 25 (Xinhua) — Confucius, who looked down upon women, probably never expected that his female descendants would eventually be included in his family tree, which for generations has ignored the second sex.

Having women in Confucius’ genealogy is the first for China’s greatest teacher, but also a rarity in the whole history of genealogy in China where a centuries-old mentality has traditionally valued men and belittled women. for more click here

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