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2022: A Major Year for Feminist Issues in China

From outrage against gender-based violence to significant strides for women in sciences and sports, here are the important stories in the realm of gender and feminist news this year

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My Decade of Studying Female Inmates in Prison

A researcher reflects on the social factors driving an increase in crimes committed by women, and what’s being done to help

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For Land’s Sake: The Women Fighting to Keep Hold of Their Rural Land

Struggling against sexist notions, married women try to hold on to their land rights

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Tough Times for China’s Boys’ Love Lovers

How the blacklisting of one popular online forum left droves of Chinese fans of queer fan fiction without a ”home”

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The Road to Consent Culture in China

Brutal assault in Tangshan renews calls for better education on sexual consent in China

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The Life of a Female Bus Driver in China

“I’ve spent two-thirds of my life on the road”: A female tour bus driver speaks about working away from home and being a minority in a male-dominated field

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The Low Bar for Online Defamation in China

Several women have been falsely accused of promiscuity and “money worship” online, highlighting a lack of legal protection against internet rumors

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EDG’s Epic Win Highlights Misogyny in the Gaming World

Chinese esports team’s victory triggers rape threats and sexual harassment from male fans

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What Reactions to Female Astronaut Say About Gender Roles

Domestic media coverage about Wang Yaping, the Chinese space station’s first female astronaut, includes talk of cosmetics and sanitary pads

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