In the wake of China’s annual “Two Sessions” meetings in Beijing, the Ministry of Education has announced a slew of new regulations aimed at protecting children’s physical, mental, and political health....
Dec 27, 2013
Parents who have lost an only child prematurely, known as “shidu,” say they are...
Nov 10, 2013
At Foreign Policy Liz Carter explains that while lonely Americans “have Reddit and...
Oct 13, 2013
A 94-year-old woman in Fusheng, China has sued her children for not taking care of her in a...
Oct 16, 2006
Xinhua reports on the controversy stirred by a blog written by a single, pregnant woman in China: Criticized by some as a harlot but canonized by others as a charming expecting mother, a Chinese blogger is stirring a lot of on-line debate because she’s not married. “Ground Melon Pig“, as she calls herself, has decided […]
Mar 10, 2004
Mar. 10, 2004 By Wang Jing Cupid’s arrow is out there. And he could be aiming it at you. It all depends on whether your name is on file at a matchmaking agency. China has experienced an increasing matchmaking market in recent years as people have taken a more relaxed attitude towards love and marriage […]
Mar 3, 2004
From China Daily: “In China today, some believe a husband cannot “rape” his wife, and some wives erroneously believe they cannot report their husbands for sexual or domestic abuse. However, as domestic violence is apparently drawing wider attention in China, more and more Chinese women are coming forward to expose the physical and emotional sufferings […]
Feb 25, 2004
China Daily. Feb.16, 2004 The idea of being a DINK couple, which stands for “double income no kids,” may be common in many nations abroad, but in a country where bearing children to carry on the family line used to be the top concern, it represents a huge shift. For various reasons, more couples are […]
Feb 25, 2004
China Daily. Feb.26, 2004 Some Chinese families are suffering from an increase in emotional abuse, a survey conduced in the southwestern municipality of Chongqing has revealed. The study, conducted by the Chongqing Municipal Women’s Federation, shows that 60 per cent of the complaints received by the federation in the first two months of the year […]
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