Transcript: Complicit and Other Half of the Sky - Host Intros | Oct 16, 2018

Fast clips show images of the streets in China.

Diana stands in the studio.

Diana is in her thirties, with long straight black hair and wears a black pencil skirt and a white shirt under a blue sweater.

Behind her, images of China appear on a wall screen with the caption "China. Here and Now."

Diana says HELLO, I'M DIANA FU,
WELCOME TO
CHINA HERE AND NOW,
A DOCUMENTARY SERIES
EXPLORING MODERN CHINA'S
GROWTH AND INFLUENCE
IN THE 21ST CENTURY.
TONIGHT'S FIRST EPISODE
EXAMINES THE DARK SIDE
OF MAKING HIGH-TECH GADGETS.
THEN, A LOOK AT CHINA'S
NEW AND POWERFUL
FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS.
FOXCONN IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST
ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURER.
IN 2010, IT MADE HEADLINES
WHEN A STRING OF WORKERS
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BY
LEAPING FROM
HIGH-RISE FACTORY
DORMITORIES.
LESS VISIBLE KILLERS ARE
THE CHEMICALS THAT A
WORKER WOULD USE TO
CLEAN MORE THAN
700 TABLET SCREENS A DAY.
SOME WORKERS BECOME
SERIOUSLY ILL
WITH NO SUPPORT FROM
THEIR EMPLOYERS.
WORKERS CAN'T TURN TO THE
LABOUR UNION FOR HELP.
CHINA'S 280 MILLION
MIGRANT WORKERS
ARE REPRESENTED BY
ONE STATE RUN UNION,
THAT IS ESSENTIALLY AN ARM
OF THE GOVERNMENT.
WITH FEW OPTIONS,
SOME WORKERS SOUGHT HELP FROM
LABOUR NGOS, THAT OPERATED
IN LEGAL GREY ZONES.
THIS DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS THE
JOURNEY OF ONE ACTIVIST,
AS HE ATTEMPTS TO MOBILIZE
INJURED WORKERS
IN GUANGDONG PROVINCE.
ON THE OTHER
SIDE OF THE SPECTRUM,
ARE A GROUP OF ELITE
CHINESE BUSINESS WOMEN.
AS PART OF THE 1949
COMMUNIST REVOLUTION,
CHAIRMAN MAO CALLED FOR WOMEN
TO HOLD UP HALF THE SKY.
THIS EPISODE SHOWS THE
MARTHA STEWARTS,
OPRAHS, AND SHERYL SANDBERGS
OF CHINA.
THEIR SUCCESS STORIES HOWEVER,
DO NOT MEAN THAT CHINESE
WOMEN HAVE IT MADE.
THEY STILL HIT THE
GLASS CEILING IN POLITICS,
EMPLOYMENT,
AND LEADERSHIP.
GIVEN THE ODDS,
HOW DID THESE WOMEN
SUCCEED IN JOINING
ELITE RANKS?

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