U.N. Summit Meeting on Women's Rights Highlights More Tension Between U.S. and China

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After the South China Sea and cyberspace, the rivalry between the United States and China has found a new front: women’s rights. On Sunday, President Xi Jinping of China is hosting, along with the United Nations, a summit meeting to recognize the 20th anniversary of a landmark women’s rights conference in Beijing — never mind, as critics point out, that China imprisoned five prominent feminist activists this year. Some 74 presidents and prime ministers are scheduled to attend the meeting, including Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. President Obama will not be among them.

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