Modern Women in the New Age
During the Japanese era, besides working to end the practice of foot-binding, the promotion of modern education methods also gave women in Taiwan the opportunities and abilities to compete with men in the workplace. As society changed, many professions seen as exclusively for women appeared, such as midwives, nurses, conductresses, and waitresses, thereby offering many employment opportunities to women. Becoming a teacher in a public school was one such era that was sought by many women. In addition, Taiwanese women also starting working in medicine and social movements, as well as are and literature.