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’
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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.
The Decline of China’s Kingdom of Women
By Ana Salvá
Chinese Singaporean lawyer Choo Waihong portrays the slow decline of the culture of the Mosuo, one of the last remaining matriarchal societies in the world.
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
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
By Anthony Fensom
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.