40 wives protest against their husbands’ overworking in Shanghai

2016-08-09 06:35:15 GMT2016-08-09 14:35:15(Beijing Time) Sina English
A performance art show named “Lonely Sofa” took place in Shanghai on August 8. Forty wives stood on sofas, calling for an end of overworking on the coming Family Care Day, which falls on August 16.  A performance art show named “Lonely Sofa” took place in Shanghai on August 8. Forty wives stood on sofas, calling for an end of overworking on the coming Family Care Day, which falls on August 16.
The women, dressed in sleeping wear, holding paperboard with slogans such as “I can’t fall asleep without your embrace”(L,front); “Failing your promise for extra work is your routine, just like eating alone is mine (R1).” The women, dressed in sleeping wear, holding paperboard with slogans such as “I can’t fall asleep without your embrace”(L,front); “Failing your promise for extra work is your routine, just like eating alone is mine (R1).”
As the pressure of life increases, people spend more time on working, they have fewer and fewer time to stay with their family. A survey showed that 72.6% of Chinese employees work overtime. As the pressure of life increases, people spend more time on working, they have fewer and fewer time to stay with their family. A survey showed that 72.6% of Chinese employees work overtime.
The show aims at appealing to the public about the problem of working extra time, which couldbe detrimental to family ties. The show aims at appealing to the public about the problem of working extra time, which couldbe detrimental to family ties.
“Expensive candlelight dinner is not a patch on your eating at home.” “Expensive candlelight dinner is not a patch on your eating at home.”
“Expensive candlelight dinner is not a patch on your eating at home.” “Expensive candlelight dinner is not a patch on your eating at home.”
The show aims at appealing to the public about the problem of working extra time, which couldbe detrimental to family ties. The show aims at appealing to the public about the problem of working extra time, which couldbe detrimental to family ties.
“Have you any idea that I’ve been pregnant for four weeks?” “Have you any idea that I’ve been pregnant for four weeks?”
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