The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 27, 2018
The #MeToo movement in China had a slow start but has in recent months inspired several public and...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 2, 2018
The Chinese incarnation of the #MeToo movement gained momentum last week after several well known...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 27, 2018
As the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault has swept the world over the past...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2018
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | May 1, 2018
The 1998 suicide of Peking University student Gao Yan after her alleged rape by a professor has...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 30, 2018
Efforts to activate a Chinese #MeToo movement reportedly met much official and cultural...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 9, 2018
As previously noted, the efforts of Chinese women to raise awareness of and fight against sexual...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 13, 2015
Chinese authorities have released the five women’s rights activists who had been in...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 9, 2015
At least ten women’s rights activists were detained on Friday and Saturday in Beijing,...
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