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Translation: International Women’s Day Posters and Artwork (1)

This year’s March 8 United Nations International Women’s Day theme was “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.” Over time, the holiday for women—which has been celebrated in China as a half-day holiday since 1950—has...

The East is Greying

The New York Times’ ‘The New Old Age’ blog notes the proliferation of residential facilities for the elderly in China, in the context of the country’s tradition of care in the family. Contemporary China...

Thirty Years of China’s One-child Policy

On the 30th anniversary of its implementation, The Telegraph looks at how the one-child policy has impacted Chinese families: When China introduced its drastic population controls, officials promised that it would lift them...

Chinese Parents Hope For Daughters After Glut Of Sons

From Telegraph: China’s one-child policy has produced a calamitous glut of men, but an increasing number of families are now hoping their only child is a girl. The country has 32 million more young men than women, a...

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