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women’s issues

Episode 24: Roseann Lake

This week on Ta for Ta, Juliana speaks with Roseann Lake, a journalist with The Economist who is currently covering…

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NüVoices: Legal advocacy against domestic violence in China

In episode 17 of the NüVoices Podcast, host Joanna Chiu sits down with Siodhbhra Parkin, the director of the new,…

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‘The movement is clearly losing momentum’: Lu Pin on Chinese feminism

Lu Pin 吕频 is a leading feminist activist and thought leader currently based in the U.S. She has been working…

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Jin Xing argues that male mentality is still dominant in society

In a response to criticism about the conservativeness of her show, the talk show host says that Chinese society…

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BBC China editor quits over unequal pay

Carrie Gracie, a 30-year veteran of the British state broadcaster, resigns after pay revelations. She accused the company of having…

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The plight of China’s family planners

With the loosening of China’s one-child policy, the vast bureaucracy that once enforced it faces an uncertain future and anger…

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(Ended) Women and China: The SupChina Forum

A summary of highlights from SupChina’s inaugural conference.

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‘Nobody talked about the disease’ — breast cancer in China

A look at how women in Shanghai — and all over China — are grappling with an increasingly common cancer.

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Accomplishing what they could not at home: The bond between American and Chinese women

From advocating together against foot binding to raising money for hospitals, John Pomfret recounts the history of extraordinary sisterhood across…

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The dire state of female representation in the Chinese government

Cheng Li of the Brookings Institute looks into the status of women leaders in China on the Eve of 19th…

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Chinese women still face workplace discrimination

Top society and culture news for March 8, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina news roundup "News roundup: China and ASEAN:…

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Hard times for feminists in China

Despite growing public awareness of gender issues, Chinese women’s rights advocates feel obstructed by their government and confronted with regressive…

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