In 2015, the Chinese government officially reformed its infamous one-child policy to a "two-child...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 30, 2015
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Sophie Beach | May 20, 2013
A recent report found that China is home to the highest number of female self-made entrepreneurs in the world. While this is certainly good news for those entrepreneurs, it does not give a complete picture of the complicated...
by Wendy Qian | Jun 17, 2012
Graphic photos from Shaanxi province of grieving mother Feng Jianmei and her almost full-term aborted fetus went viral last week and reignited a discussion on abortion among Chinese netizens. Some commenters called the incident,...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 13, 2011
Ministry of Tofu has posted a set of photos by Xinhua's Liu Jie, which poignantly reflect the separation of millions of families by mass labour migration and tight residence restrictions. Due to the massive urbanization process,...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 6, 2008
The follow excerpt is from a news article in Beijing News (via netease.com) on December 2, translated by CDT's Lucy Lin: At the moment, there are 87 million "remain villagers" (Liushou Renkou: meaning those villagers stayed in...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 1, 2008
From Los Angeles Times: Xie Lihua’s parents wanted a boy. But on the day Xie was born in a poor village in rural Shandong province, her mother learned she had given birth to a second daughter. She wept in anger. And she slapped her new baby. “Another girl!” she cried. The year was 1951. Girls […]
by Xiao Qiang | May 21, 2007
From Reading China blog: Along with a number of rural migrant workers going into cities, there is a special social group emerging ” They suffer the loneliness caused by separation from husbands. They tender the small piece of family land and take care of the elders and children. The heavy burden is put on their […]
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