You need to conduct a research and write a research essay (Essay) on the following topic:
The Labour Rights of Female Employees in Private Enterprises in China
The Essay must have a length of 1,200 ? 1,500 words (not including footnotes and bibliography).
The Essay must cover the following issues:
(A) Are there any legal document(s) (laws, administrative regulations, department rules,
judicial interpretations, and/or normative documents) adopted in China to protect the labour rights of female employees in private enterprises? In this question, labour rights include but not limited to the right to seek employment and the right to relevant protection during employment.
(B) If your answer to (A) above is yes, give the full title(s) of such legal document(s) (including the year(s) of promulgation) and explain how its/their provisions protect the labour rights of female employees in private enterprises. In your explanation, you need to state/give the number of the relevant article(s) of such legal document(s) in the main text of your Essay or in the footnote(s).
(C) Do you think such provisions are effective in protecting the labour rights of female employees in private enterprises in China? Explain why you think so.
In this Part (Part B) of the Assignment, ignore:
a) local regulations, local rules and local legal documents (i.e. legislation or legal documents
not at the national level); and
b) the laws and legal systems of Hong Kong and Macau.
You must use the English version of the database Westlaw China to find the relevant legal documents for writing the Essay. If a student uses any other source for any legal document and if there is any discrepancy between that source and the English version in Westlaw China, only the English version in Westlaw China is considered as correct.
You may also read journal articles, newspaper articles and/or books for information about the labour situation and/or female workers? rights in China.
Your Essay must have:
? Referencing by footnotes (NOT endnotes or in-text referencing); and ? Detailed bibliography of all source materials.
In completing this part (Part B) of this Assignment, quoting (with the use of quotation marks) exact wordings of the English version of legal documents (laws, administrative regulations, department rules, judicial interpretations, and/or normative documents) obtained from Westlaw China will not be considered as plagiarism.
An academic research essay usually has a structure (consisting of: Introduction, main contents, and Conclusion) and a Bibliography arranged in order as follows:
2. Main contents, which may be divided into sections. These sections usually have