Reclaiming the Genius of China’s First Female Architect

As well as costing her an architecture degree, Lin Huiyin’s gender would lead many to focus on her looks and alleged love affairs over her groundbreaking work


The Female-Perspective Films Enriching Chinese Cinema

Discover five recent female-centered films and the women directors behind them


The Rise of Female Perspectives in China’s Movie Industry

The female pioneers of China’s film industry and how they’re continuing to bring important, fresh perspectives to the big screen


Her Havens: The Struggle Over Female-Only Spaces

Female-only spaces are proliferating, but not everybody is happy about it


2023: A Year in Feminist News

Eight noteworthy stories from a tumultuous year for gender-based news and developments in China


“Girls Should be Brave”: A Feminist’s Bumpy Journey in a Chinese Small Town

While reconciling with her own trauma, 32-year-old An Chi hopes to bring feminist ideologies to her small hometown


Mixing Equality: Why is it So Hard for Women to be Bartenders in China?

Female bartenders in China share the reality of navigating their male-dominated profession


The Tortuous History of Modern Chinese Feminism

A brief history of modern Chinese feminism: From anti-foot-binding marches, to the viral sexual harassment cases, and the struggle for reproductive rights


Five Must-Read Works By Chinese Female Writers

These exceptional works by female Chinese authors reflect on topics from the impact of rapid urbanization on Chinese women to the trauma of sexual abuse victims


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