My Time as a Guard in a Women’s Detention Center
Dealing with troubled pasts, endless waiting, and death sentences at a women’s detention center
Strangest Laws from Ancient China
From forbidding crying to enforcing fish-naming etiquette to ink-drinking punishments—these are the weirdest laws from Chinese history
The Case that Captured the Heart of China’s #MeToo Movement
Why are supporters demonstrating outside the courthouse on this high-profile sexual harassment lawsuit?
Ancient China's Most Famous Detectives
Who were the ancient Chinese equivalents of Sherlock Holmes?
The Business of Being Born
As families embraces assisted reproduction, China reevaluates who has the right to reproduce
Single and Scary
Sedition, sexuality, sorcery, and seduction were among many anxieties that the Qing associated with unmarried men
Law to safeguard citizens from prosecution has a checkered past
Unmarried, With Children
Faced with pregnancy permits, IVF restrictions, and social stigma, single women are fighting back—by having babies
Breakups to Makeups: Why Divorce Is Getting Harder
How have divorce and unmarried cohabitation been addressed in China?