A former journalist, Leta Hong Fincher was the first American to receive a PhD in Sociology from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Her research there led to her first book, “Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China,” which examined rising gender inequalities in China...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 3, 2020
Following Beijing’s tradition of sentencing high-profile activists, rights lawyers, and dissidents during the week between Christmas and the New Year in an effort to minimize international media attention, more than 12...
by Cindy | Aug 17, 2018
Labor activist Shen Mengyu has been forcibly detained by authorities in Guangdong after supporting...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 14, 2018
Two journalists working for the U.S. government-funded Voice of America were detained for about...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 20, 2018
Beijing-based women’s rights activist Xiao Meili recently introduced her friend Ma Hu with the first two parts of a three-part profile. Part one told the story of Ma Hu’s childhood, and how she dealt with her gender and sexual...
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