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Chinese Women

The Last Women Foot Binders Of China Deserve To Be Seen

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.13.2014 | Arts

Zhang Yun Ying is a perfect specimen of grandmother, with bright white hair and profound wrinkles that get better when she smiles. But it’s her stri...

Despite Regional Differences, Women Across the Globe Face Same Career Advancement Challenges

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Women make up half the workforce in nearly every developed country around the world; however, when you look at the levels of senior female leaders the...

The Extreme Measures Chinese Women Are Taking For Their Careers

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women

Women all over the world routinely invest in their personal and professional success, paying substantial amounts for degrees, impressive wardrobes and...

Suspected 'Maternity Hotel' Uncovered In California

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.03.2012 | Small Business

A residence in Chino Hills, Calif., is suspected of operating as a maternity hotel, where expectant Chinese mothers can allegedly pay thousands of dol...

G(irls)20 Summit: The Voice From Girls and Women

Kefei Wu | Posted 07.21.2012 | Impact
Kefei Wu

Before March 2012, I knew nothing about G(irls)20 Summit. It was by chance that I learned about the summit through Shanghai Roots and Shoots, and this...

Dissent, China's One Child Policy and Chen Guangcheng

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 07.05.2012 | World
Kerry Kennedy

While the U.S. State Department and Chinese officials wrangle over Mr. Chen's fate, the larger questions concern the horrific contours of government population control and the fate of those who dissent in China.

As Many As 16 Million Chinese Women Are Wed To Gay Men: Professor

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Though recent years have reportedly brought China's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community a bit more out of the shadows of old, a ne...

Joseph Erbentraut

Filmmaker Explores Gender Equality In China | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.07.2012 | Chicago

May Tchao wasn't always an aspiring filmmaker, but after working in the advertising industry for years, the Chinese-American Evanston, Ill. resident k...

Wife - Mother - Family - Village

Marla Mossman | Posted 12.02.2011 | Impact
Marla Mossman


WATCH: Pick-Up Artists Teaching Chinese Men To Seduce Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In China, a country where men vastly outnumber women, the art of dating has taken on a certain level of urgency not found in other nations. But as...

China's Secret Weapon: Women

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

It's not that Western women don't question, "Who am I and what is my life's purpose?" It's that we aren't asking it from the top rungs of the corporate ladder as they are doing in China.

Is China's Mosuo Tribe The World's Last Matriarchy?

The Guardian | Shahesta Shaitly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Women from the Mosuo tribe do not marry, take as many lovers as they wish and have no word for "father" or "husband." But the arrival of tourism and t...

Taiwan Bride-To-Be Plans Wedding To Herself (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chen Wei-yih has finally planned the wedding day she's been dreaming about since she was a young girl. On Nov. 6, the Taiwanese office worker will rep...

'Hymen Restoration' On The Rise In China

The Washington Post | Keith B. Richburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A growing number of Chinese women -- mostly in their 20s and about to get married -- are opting for a surgical procedure called "hymen restoration," w...

Women Changing China and the World: Modern-Day Lessons from a Foot-Binding Foe

Debora L. Spar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Debora L. Spar

From my perch at Barnard College, I see an extraordinary generation of young women grappling with new ideas about feminism and new views of women's power and leadership.

The Vagina Monologues Comes to Beijing

Julian Baird Gewirtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Julian Baird Gewirtz

The Vagina Monologues' appearance here captures a crucial moment of change in the way young Chinese women are thinking about their sexuality and their status.

The Beijing Olympics and Chinese Women

Hongmei Li | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hongmei Li

The contradictions in the way Chinese women are portrayed for the Olympics symbolizes the confusion and complexities of what Chinese femininity means in a globalizing world.