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China’s ‘Leftover’ Women

In the International Herald Tribune, Leta Hong Fincher translates articles posted on the website of the All-China Women’s Federation, the state agency tasked with “protecting” women’s rights and...

Bride's Death In China Spurs Anti-Violence Bill

The tragic death of Dong Shanshan provoked new legislation in domestic violence laws and sparks reform and education amongst judges and police in China.  Womens eNews reports: The death of a young Chinese bride in 2009 under the...

Julie Chao: Capitalism in, female leaders out in China

From the Seattle Post Intelligencer: In the last Party Congress, in 2002, the percentage of women in the 198-member Central Committee dropped to 2.5 percent, an all-time low in the party’s history, from a high of 10 percent in 1973. One of many reasons cited for the decline is that government has become more decentralized […]



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