Over the weekend, the Chinese government passed the country’s first ever national anti-domestic...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 13, 2015
Chinese authorities have released the five women’s rights activists who had been in...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 9, 2015
At least ten women’s rights activists were detained on Friday and Saturday in Beijing,...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 26, 2014
After years of campaigning by women’s rights activists, the State Council has drafted the...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 21, 2014
Xinhua reports the retrial in Inner Mongolia of a man executed nearly twenty years ago: The...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 27, 2014
The New York Times’ Didi Kirsten Tatlow describes the campaign for better legal protections...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 12, 2013
Kim Lee, an American who was married to celebrity English teacher Li Yang, has become the public face for women fighting domestic violence in China. When Lee won her divorce case, after publicizing photos of her brutalized face,...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 4, 2013
Kim Lee, the American wife of Crazy English founder Li Yang, was awarded a 12 million yuan divorce settlement by a Beijing court on Sunday. Li must pay an additional 100,000 yuan per year for each of their three daughters until...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 29, 2013
The case against Li Yan, a woman who is on death row for killing her abusive husband, has sparked an outcry over her treatment and that of other domestic violence survivors in China. The Guardian has the background of her case:...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 21, 2012
Kim Lee, the American wife of celebrity English teacher Li Yang, has become the focus of media attention in China after she used her weibo account to publicize evidence that her husband had brutally beaten her. AP reports on how...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2012
Domestic violence in China was highlighted last year when the American wife of celebrity English teacher Li Yang posted photos of gruesome injuries she sustained after he beat her. In Ms. Magazine, Leta Hong Fincher looks at the...
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