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Xinjiang Traditional Culture: Not “Genocide”, but “Change & Transition”

By Xuan JIN
In recent years, many Western media have claimed that China has executed “cultural genocide” in Xinjiang, and that Uyghur culture is in danger of “extinction”. The Chinese government, by contrast, argues that Uyghur culture is well preserved and there is no suggestion of “extinction”. Continue reading Xinjiang Traditional Culture: Not “Genocide”, but “Change & Transition”

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Women’s Economic Empowerment by Tourism at Ban Wan Village

By Sijie Chen and Xingjian Ren
In China, minority women are facing serious economic problems. They often suffer from lack of local jobs with sustainable incomes. In Xinjiang in 2018, minority women’s employment rate is 32.1%. For national minorities in Southwestern China especially in Yunnan Province, the circumstance is similar: minority women’s employment rate is low. Even if they are to find a job, without local job opportunities, they can only find jobs outside of the village in cities and towns. Continue reading Women’s Economic Empowerment by Tourism at Ban Wan Village