Unpaid Work in China: Causes and Responses

By Han Ruiyang, Miao Wenchen, Xue Yuxuan, Shi Jiale Generally, women undertake more unpaid work than men, which indicates significant gender inequalities. In China, even if time spent on unpaid domestic work has been declining with the boom of the economy, its distribution inside the family is still quite unequal[1]. China has promised to incorporate gender equality into basic state policies at the Fourth World … Continue reading Unpaid Work in China: Causes and Responses

A Report on the Status of Chinese LGBT+ Organizations and Their Work Scope

Over the past several decades, LGBT+ people have experienced promising changes in China, especially with increasing acceptance in society. There are a variety of LGBT+ organizations in China with different goals and aspirations in mind, that of which includes promoting gay, lesbian, transgender rights; strengthening the LGBT+ community; promoting public visibility; and many more. LGBT+ organizations such as media outlets, NGOs, social enterprises, volunteer groups, as well as members outside of the LGBT+ community have joined together to pave a sturdy path for the Chinese LGBT+ movement. Continue reading A Report on the Status of Chinese LGBT+ Organizations and Their Work Scope

Why Female Gentile Mutilation Remains a Challenge in Kenya Today?

By Xilun Wei, Qiyuan Qin, Jing Liu, Jingxuan Huang 2020 is a year of change in many ways. What remains constant is the fight against the long-lasting practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), defined by the World Health Organization as “the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injuries to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.” It is recognized by the … Continue reading Why Female Gentile Mutilation Remains a Challenge in Kenya Today?

Female labor force participation in China and India

By Luyao Chen, Jiayan Tu and Zheyu Chen Introduction The employment rates for female and male in China and India have been a frequently discussed subject. As we all know, China and India have been marked by their amazing population. They are the 2 most populous countries in the world. However, the culture shared no remarkable similarities between these two neighboring countries.  From the gender … Continue reading Female labor force participation in China and India

The Voice of Chinese Women — How Do NGOs in China Use Communication as a Strategy to Promote Women Empowerment

By Xinyi Xue Back in the 1940s in the western world, the inspirational image of “Rosie the Riveter” became the representation of women in the workforce. The big headline on the top of this image, “We Can Do It!”, conveying that women can be as powerful as men. This widespread image encouraged American women of all ages, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds to go to work … Continue reading The Voice of Chinese Women — How Do NGOs in China Use Communication as a Strategy to Promote Women Empowerment