FEMINISM

Her Havens: The Struggle Over Female-Only Spaces

Female-only hostels, gyms, and transport are proliferating, but not everybody is happy about it

FEMINISM

2023: A Year in Feminist News

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

FEMINISM

“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

FEMINISM

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

FEMINISM

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

BOOKS

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

FEMINISM

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

FEMINISM

How China Celebrated International Women’s Day Through the Ages

From strikes and marches to slogans and marketing campaigns, International Women’s Day celebrations in China have taken on many forms over the last century

FEMINISM

The All-Female Punk Band With a Social Conscience

TWOC sits down with all-female punk outfit Dummy Toys to talk about feminism, avoiding labels, and what music means to them

TRAVEL

One Woman’s Solo Road Trip Inspires a Generation

Su Min left an abusive husband and the monotony of routine life to seek freedom and happiness on the open road