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China Womens Rights

U.S. Calls On China To Release Women's Rights Activists

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS, March 12 (Reuters) - The United States called on China on Thursday to immediately release five women's rights activists, who were de...

Melissa Jeltsen

China Drafts First National Law Against Domestic Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

China has drafted its first national law against domestic violence in a momentous step forward for women's rights. The draft legislation, which was...

China Can and Must Close its Gender Gap

Tian Wei | Posted 01.06.2015 | World
Tian Wei

Although our lives are very different, my grandmother was and remains my role model, and I carry in me a quote from her, as true for my generation as it was for hers: "As women, we depend on ourselves."

How Far Women in China Have Come -- And How Far They Still Have to Go

Lijia Zhang | Posted 12.29.2014 | World
Lijia Zhang

My grandmother was a prostitute-turned concubine, my mother a frustrated factory worker, and myself a rocket-factory-girl-turned-international-writer. The stories of three generations of women in my family illustrate the changing role of women in contemporary Chinese society.

Blind Man's Bluff and Peddling Flesh in Today's China

Peter Navarro | Posted 07.08.2012 | World
Peter Navarro

While the Chinese constitution ensures all popular fundamental rights of free speech, religion, assembly, and person the reality is Beijing constantly tops the global leaderboards for censorship, political imprisonments, and executions.