A series of sex education textbooks used in elementary schools in China has triggered a debate...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 2, 2010
Focus on the Family, a U.S. Christian evangelical group, has found an unexpected bedfellow in the CCP for promoting its abstinence-only education campaign, the Washington Post reports: In Yunnan schools this year, teachers are...
by Xiao Qiang | May 17, 2009
Bruce Humes writes in his blog: Don’t let media in the West fool you—talking about sex in China is not taboo. But apparently references to female genitalia and orgasms are still big no-nos. To see how such touchy subjects are...
by Liu Yong | Sep 20, 2007
From China Daily: Doctors in South China’s Guangdong Province observed an increase in the number of female students visiting hospitals in search of abortions during the weeks leading up to the start of school. Some hospitals in Dongguan, a city in the province, reported two to three times as many abortion requests in the week […]
by Kate Zhao | Aug 6, 2007
From Y Weekend and translated by EastSouthWestNorth: What has changed with the sexual activities and relationships of the Chinese people over the past six years? Recently, the published research results at the Chinese Renmin University Sexual Sociology Institute website challenged the general beliefs of many people. During an interview with reporter from Y Weekend, Professor […]
by Patricia Kim | Jun 5, 2007
MedicalNewsToday.com discusses a recent initiative to provide sex education and contraceptives to women workers at a cell phone factory in Shanghai to battle high rates of unsafe abortions carried out by unmarried female migrant workers as well as a general lack of knowledge on contraceptives and STD prevention: Young, single women in urban China are […]
by Sophia Cao | Feb 2, 2007
From Xinhua via Shanghai Daily: A Winter sex education workshop for primary school pupils and their parents opened in Chaoyang District of Beijing on Thursday. When the teacher wrote the question “Where did I come from?” on the blackboard, the children had lots of answers. “My mom found me on a hillside!” “I was taken […]
by Sophia Cao | Jan 21, 2007
From Xinhua: Wang Ji, a grade-four journalism student at the Guizhou Institute of Minorities, started writing the book two years ago. Covering such topics as the human body, pregnancy, love and cohabitation, the book is expected to be published by the Jiangsu Literature and Art Publishing House. Before its unidentified release, the book’s handwritten copy […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”