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2 Women Still Hospitalized After Brutal Attack in Tangshan
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.

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’s Lawmakers Take More (Cautious) Steps Against Workplace Sexual Harassment  
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.

China’s #MeToo Victims Face Abuse, Payback for Going Public
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.

What Peng Shuai’s Story Tells Us About #MeToo in China
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.

Op-Ed in China Draws Backlash for Advocating Women ‘Warm Rural Bachelors’ Beds’
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.

Alibaba Fires Manager Over Suspected Sexual Assault
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.
Chinese Pop Star Dumped by Brands Over Accusation of Sexual Assault
July 21, 2021

Chinese Pop Star Dumped by Brands Over Accusation of Sexual Assault

By Joe McDonald and Fu Ting
A teenager accused Kris Wu of getting her drunk in order to have sex with her. The reaction shows just how far China’s #MeToo movement has come.

In the ‘Three-Child’ Era, China Must Confront Embedded Misogyny
June 10, 2021

In the ‘Three-Child’ Era, China Must Confront Embedded Misogyny

By Jiayuan Wang
Loud encouragement for women to have more children, coupled with a rise in rhetoric equating femininity with weakness, could be a damaging combination for women’s rights in China.

Denied Benefits, Chinese Single Moms Press for Change
March 16, 2021

Denied Benefits, Chinese Single Moms Press for Change

By Huizhong Wu
“I just want to know in the national policy, as a single parent, as an unmarried woman, do I have the right to give birth?”

Are China’s Companies Taking Action on Sexual Harassment?
March 09, 2021

Are China’s Companies Taking Action on Sexual Harassment?

By Darius Longarino, Yixin (Claire) Ren, Angela (Lulu) Zhang, and Darius Longarino, Yixin Ren, and Angela Zhang
China’s Civil Code required firms to set up sexual harassment prevention and response policies. But on the ground, the impacts remain limited.
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.

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