China women's rights
November 01, 2022
Women’s Rights in Asia
In the years after #MeToo and COVID-19, is the situation for women in Asia getting better or worse?
October 24, 2022
5 Takeaways From China’s Big Leadership Announcement
By Shannon Tiezzi
The 20th Party Congress has closed, with Xi Jinping's grip on power even tighter than expected.
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.
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.
July 07, 2022
How to Fix China’s Population Crisis: Say Sorry to Women
By Mei Fong and Yaqiu Wang
Chinese women are owed profound apologies for the extensive and inhumane acts committed against them during the one-child policy years. But genuine contrition doesn’t stop at words.
June 21, 2022
2 Women Still Hospitalized After Brutal Attack in Tangshan
By Associated Press
A horrific assault caught on security camera footage sparked widespread outrage over misogyny and violence against women in China.
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.
January 21, 2022
China’s Lawmakers Take More (Cautious) Steps Against Workplace Sexual Harassment
By Darius Longarino, Changhao Wei, and Yixin (Claire) Ren
Draft revisions to China’s women’s rights law are a step in the right direction, but are likely to have limited impact.
December 17, 2021
China’s #MeToo Victims Face Abuse, Payback for Going Public
By Huizhong Wu
In the most recent example, a woman was fired by Alibaba after going public with an accusation of sexual assault.
November 05, 2021
What Peng Shuai’s Story Tells Us About #MeToo in China
By Lü Pin
Peng’s story is an example of a woman sharing her story and demanding justice. That is what has kept #MeToo growing strong since the beginning, despite heavy censorship.
October 20, 2021
Op-Ed in China Draws Backlash for Advocating Women ‘Warm Rural Bachelors’ Beds’
By Jesse Turland
Since the latest census results confirmed slowing marriage and birth rates, policy solutions have increasingly undermined women’s rights.
August 09, 2021
Alibaba Fires Manager Over Suspected Sexual Assault
By Associated Press
Close on the heels of the Kris Wu scandal, charges of sexual assault and harassment at Alibaba emerged.
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