Author Leta Hong Fincher Shows Why the World Should Pay Attention...

What gives me hope in China is that there are so many young women who are not just giving up and being cynical.

Why educated, professional women in China aren’t marrying

Why educated, professional women in China aren’t marrying – new book explores the ‘leftover women’ phenomenon:Notwithstanding criticism author Roseann Lake has faced for her...

Sexist job ads discriminate against women in China

Out of all national civil service jobs that were reviewed so far this year, 19% included the terms “men only,” “men preferred,” or “suitable for men.” There was just one instance of a job ad that required the applicant to be a woman.

Women in Ancient China

Women in ancient China did not enjoy the status, either social or political, afforded to men. Women were subordinate to first their fathers, then their husbands,...

Chinese rural left behind women

The first academic research in the nation which put left behind women as main objective of study did not come out until 2002. The Chinese rural left...

Why China’s women are feigning subservience to win husbands

Chinese women have been an integral part of the formal economy for far longer than many of their Western counterparts, yet many men have a tendency – some would say a cultural obligation – to reject women with equivalent education and salaries.

8 Things in a Union That Are More Important Than Love

Love is one of the most abstract feelings. If different people describe fun, anger, passion in approximately the same way, then the understanding of...

China’s mixed messages to working women

He Siyun, a teacher in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou, was horrified when she found out that a male colleague had been molesting female...

Status of Women in Tang Dynasty

The Tang dynasty has been described as a golden age for women, in contrast to the Neo-Confucianism of the later Song dynasty that saw practices like foot-binding, widow suicide, and widow chastity become socially normative. This...

Prostitution in China

China has roughly 4 million to 6 million sex workers, according to a 2010 World Health Organization paper, and they can be found in every city, working out of hair salons, karaoke bars, hotels, massage parlors, bars, barber shops and on the street.

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