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Four Years After #MeToo in China: Shrinking Digital Space for Change
September 09, 2022

Four Years After #MeToo in China: Shrinking Digital Space for Change

By Sara Liao and Rose Luqiu
Chinese authorities and powerful (male) players are resilient in exploiting the same digital affordances that powered #MeToo to drown out victims of sexual violence.

Chinese Feminists Caught Between a Rock and the Party
July 15, 2022

Chinese Feminists Caught Between a Rock and the Party

By Zhuoran Li and Jennifer Lee
The CCP has tacitly encouraged cyber bullying of Chinese feminists to prevent the movement from gaining ground.
Amid Low Birth Rate Worries, China Increases Pressure on Women
April 23, 2022

Amid Low Birth Rate Worries, China Increases Pressure on Women

By Chauncey Jung
As Beijing grapples with a coming demographic crisis, China’s state media are taking aim at feminism and abortion services.

China #MeToo Case Heads to Court After 2-Year Delay
December 02, 2020

China #MeToo Case Heads to Court After 2-Year Delay

By Associated Press
Zhou Xiaoxuan’s case highlights the growing willingness of Chinese women to speak up about sexual harassment despite official resistance and censorship.

Who Is the Real Mulan?
September 04, 2020

Who Is the Real Mulan?

By Jessie Lau
The current film has sparked a fierce fight over Mulan’s soul: what she should represent, both as a symbol for women and for Chinese-ness.

Chinese Women in Elite Spaces  
April 13, 2020

Chinese Women in Elite Spaces  

By Olivia Halsall
Chinese women are swimming against the current of systemic gender inequality both in China and overseas to create their own space and value.

Xenophobia, Patriarchy, and China’s Immigration Problem
March 13, 2020

Xenophobia, Patriarchy, and China’s Immigration Problem

By Jo Kim
The patriarchal aspect of China’s nationalism is an intractable problem.
Interview: Leta Hong Fincher
September 01, 2018

Interview: Leta Hong Fincher

By Shannon Tiezzi
“We are witnessing an extraordinary moment in modern Chinese history… Growing numbers of women are angry about the misogyny and injustice in their lives.”

China’s Sudden #MeToo Movement
July 31, 2018

China’s Sudden #MeToo Movement

By Mu Chunshan
In the past week, accusations of sexual harassment and assault have exploded on Chinese social media.

Why Everyone Should Support China’s Banned Feminist Voice Group
February 28, 2017

Why Everyone Should Support China’s Banned Feminist Voice Group

By Lotus Ruan
Even for non-feminists, the arbitrary banning of a social media group should be concerning.

China's Attack on Feminism? Not Quite.
December 10, 2015

China's Attack on Feminism? Not Quite.

By David Volodzko
The complicated outlook for women's rights in China.
Feminism With Chinese Characteristics
October 19, 2015

Feminism With Chinese Characteristics

By David Volodzko
China is making progress on women's issues, but anyone trying to publicize remaining issues faces a serious backlash.

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