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Vogue China Empowers Women Beyond Fashion

Clifford Coonan of The Independent catches up with Angelica Cheung, the editor of Vogue China, to discuss the challenges facing women in modern China and the secret behind the success of her magazine: Cheung believes the reason...

Women Power Up? Not Yet

Decades after Mao Zedong claimed that “women hold up half the sky”, the women’s rights movement in China is facing challenges. Ke Qianting at The Global Times says that  cultural and systematic elements as well...

China’s Female Imams

At China File, Kathleen McLaughlin describes China’s women-led mosques which, having weathered varying fortunes since the 17th Century, are now struggling to compete with the growing range of opportunities for young Hui...

Tale of the Dragon Lady

Paul French, author of Midnight in Peking, writes for Foreign Policy on perception of women in Chinese politics: Sadly, “dragon ladies” are an all-too-familiar trope in Chinese history: A successful man achieves...

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Chinese Art

From The New York Times: Contemporary art in China is a man’s world. While the art market, all but nonexistent in 1989, has become a powerhouse industry and produced a pantheon of multimillionaire artist-celebrities, there are...

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