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With New Divorce Rule, China Further Pushes ‘Family Values’
June 03, 2020

With New Divorce Rule, China Further Pushes ‘Family Values’

By Chauncey Jung
From promoting gender equality to advocating for “family values,” the CCP has drastically changed its tone after 70 years in power.

China’s Hidden Epidemic: Domestic Violence
April 06, 2020

China’s Hidden Epidemic: Domestic Violence

By Sophie Mak
The surge of domestic violence in China amid COVID-19 lockdowns points to the ineffectiveness of its Anti-Domestic Violence Law.
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
March 18, 2019

6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality

By Anthony Fensom
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.

Marital Rape: A Crime Left Unseen and Unspoken in the Chinese Legal System
December 08, 2018

Marital Rape: A Crime Left Unseen and Unspoken in the Chinese Legal System

By Hannah Feldshuh
China is one of only 10 countries that has not criminalized rape in marriage.

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.

China's Teenage Mothers
May 21, 2018

China's Teenage Mothers

By Yuhong Pang
Youth, interrupted
#MeToo Reaches China, But the Chinese Authorities Don’t Like It
January 10, 2018

#MeToo Reaches China, But the Chinese Authorities Don’t Like It

By Charlotte Gao
Hundreds of Chinese college students sign petitions calling for universities to take action on sexual assault.

Women’s Morality Education Comes Back to Life in China
May 26, 2017

Women’s Morality Education Comes Back to Life in China

By DD Wu
A Chinese lecturer promoting women’s virginity triggered uproar among netizens.

Chinese Youth: If You Don’t Get Married Soon, The Party Will Help
May 18, 2017

Chinese Youth: If You Don’t Get Married Soon, The Party Will Help

By DD Wu
China’s Communist Youth League announced it would help solve the big problem of unmarried “youth in old age.”  

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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