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Sina Finance publishes remarkably sexist, ageist commentary, angers everyone

An article about Taiwanese supermodel Lín Zhìlíng 林志玲 and her recent marriage to Japanese pop star Akira, which was published…

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Porn, AI, and slut-shaming: A Chinese programmer’s war on ‘promiscuous’ women

On May 27, Weibo user @将记忆深埋, a Germany-based Chinese entrepreneur, announced the completion of an AI-powered algorithm that uses facial…

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No short skirt on campus? Chinese internet users are waging war on a university’s sexist dress code

A college in Jilin has enforced a dress code (in Chinese) that bans students from wearing skirts above the knees and…

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Director Wang Xiaoshuai under fire for employing sexist language to promote his new movie

Chinese director Wáng Xiǎoshuài 王小帅 is taking heat on social media for some remarks he made on WeChat, which were…

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Sexist signs, burning banners, and misogynist trolls: This year’s Girl’s Day was a shameful mess

Last Thursday, a female student at China University of Political Science and Law lit two on-campus banners on fire. The…

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Fertility clinic pulls ad featuring victim of domestic abuse after backlash

A reproductive health clinic in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, is experiencing some online backlash regarding its recent advertisement that features a…

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Quanzhou government sparks outrage for ad perpetuating gender stereotypes

The municipal government of Quanzhou, Fujian Province, is in hot water over a digital billboard that highlighted sexist gender roles at…

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Sinica Podcast: Janet Yang — a Chinese-American woman in a Harvey Weinstein world

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live: Listen to it now! This week on Sinica, we bring you the recording of…

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Sexist troll on Weibo says interracial marriages are a crime against the Chinese race

A Weibo user named “Dr. Xie 88” (谢博士88) posted an infographic that says men outnumber women by 33 million in…

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Ep. 3: The U.S. Sanctions ZTE, and Sexism in China’s Tech Sector

This week on TechBuzz China, our hosts tackle two ambitious stories. First, Rui talks about the seven-year ban the U.S.…

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Rampant sexist job ads in China ‘do not reflect our values,’ say apologetic tech companies

On April 23, Human Rights Watch released a bombshell report exposing widespread sexism in job ads from nearly all of China’s…

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School teaching backward sexist values gets shut down by government

The BBC reports that Chinese authorities have shut down a private institute in Liaoning Province after videos of it teaching extremely sexist…

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China’s sexual harassment problem

Zheng Xi 郑熹 As the messages pinged in a group chat on her phone, Sofia Huang Xueqin 黄雪琴 grew more…

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Sinica Podcast: Leta Hong Fincher on sexism and sexual harassment in China

This week’s Sinica episode is now live. Leta Hong Fincher is the author of the book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of…

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