Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach is CDT's Executive Editor. She lives in Berkeley, California.
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Play Tests China’s Sexual Limits

In the New York Times, Didi Kirsten Tatlow reports on a new play in Beijing that is pushing the boundaries of sexual expression: Inspired by Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues,” with an English title that makes reference to the feminist classic “Our Bodies, Ourselves” — its Chinese title translates as “The Way of the Vagina” — the taboo-busting “Our Vaginas, Ourselves” was first

July 16, 2013

Disabled Children Face Challenges in School

A new report from Human Rights Watch looks at discrimination in China’s education system toward children with disabilities. According to the report, 28% of disabled children are not receiving compulsory education, and 40% are illiterate. Children who do go to school are often not provided extra resources they need to participate effectively. From Human Rights Watch: The

July 15, 2013