marriage law

Push for Marriage Equality at NPC

Global Times’ Liu Sha reports on efforts to push for marriage equality at China’s annual National People’s Congress, which CASS sociologist Li Yinhe describes as the only available avenue for gay rights...

Majority Favor Same Sex Marriage in Sina Poll

A majority of more than 62,000 respondents to a Sina.com poll support allowing same-sex marriage under China’s Marriage Law, according to Tea Leaf Nation’s David Wertime: The poll allows respondents four choices: “I...

New anti-corruption method sparks debate

From China Daily: The Municipal Government of Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, issued a regulation in May requiring officials to report their extramarital affairs, with a belief that the stipulation could curb corruption. According to Marriage Law revision expert panel statistics, 95 percent of China’s convicted corrupt officials had mistresses. In south China’s […]

Marriage Law most familiar among women

From China Daily: Chinese know more about the Marriage Law than any other legal area, a survey released yesterday shows. Nearly 99 per cent said they were aware of the marriage law but knowledge about other laws affecting their daily lives was left wanting.For example, the survey showed that 19.8 per cent have no or […]

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