A member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation and director of Women's Studies Institute of China (WSIC)
'Ouyu Festival' in Phoenix Ancient Town Provokes ControversyJuly 11, 2014'To encounter a person and fall in love with a city', is the slogan for the 'Ouyu Festival', which is going to be held in Phoenix Ancient Town, central China's Hunan Province, south of the Tujia and Miao Prefectures, on July 20.
Same Story, Different Genders: Why Can't We Forgive Women Who Cheat?July 11, 2014As a Chinese actress allegedly has an affair, her husband and microblogging users refuse to forgive her.
Women Must Lead a Life of Their OwnJuly 8, 2014Having a successful career or marrying a rich guy. Which of the two would a woman choose? The two, however, are not necessarily mutually exclusive, because by having a successful career a woman could have a better chance of meeting the ideal man, says an article in Xinhua Daily Telegraph.
Reforming Family Planning System Needs Deeds, Not WordsJuly 7, 2014Lifting controls over births is a crucial decision that concerns the dignity of life and the livelihoods of many families. The family planning departments must have a clear-cut view and take concrete action to serve the people, says an editorial in the Southern Metropolis Daily.
Protect Vulnerable Senior CitizensJuly 5, 2014"Left behind" senior citizens in rural areas have become more vulnerable in recent years because of an increase in criminal activities.
Media Should Not Prejudice Female Gaokao Top ScorersJuly 4, 2014As some Chinese students got high scores in the gaokao, much attention has been thrown onto the female gaokao top scorers, and some remarks on gender prejudice have gone up again and again.
Kids Need Social ProtectionJuly 2, 2014The fate of 14-year-old Yang Liujin changed after the media highlighted his plight.
'Women Only' Parking Spaces Spark ControversyJune 30, 2014According to a report by the UK's Daily Mail, the capital city of South Korea, Seoul, has recently invested 100 million U.S. dollars to build exclusive parking spaces for women. This special privilege for women has sparked controversy in the country.
Today's Chinese Parents More Involved in Children's EducationJune 29, 2014Today’s parents in China are more involved in children's education.
Who Will Pay the Price for Sexual Assaults against 'Empty-Nest' Elderly Women?June 27, 2014A criminal suspected of a series of sexual assaults against 'empty-nest' elderly women was arrested in Henan, finally bringing a semblance of safety to elderly residents in the villages affected by his heinous crime wave.
Expert: Integrate Gender Consciousness into Land LegislationJune 25, 2014A scholar from Nanjing Audit University said that the government should integrate gender consciousness into land legislation, and enhance gender sensitivity for legislative departments and policy-making bodies so that lawmakers can predict the negative effects on women while the policies are still being drafted.
Abandoned/Orphaned Children's Status Shouldn't Be AdvertisedJune 25, 2014In the mega-popular Game of Thrones book and TV series, created by bearded geek patriarch George R.R. Martin, illegitimate children have a hard time of it. Without any clear place in the deeply hierarchical setting of Westeros, they're often cast out, ostracized, or forced into dangerous front-line positions. And their illegitimacy is advertised by their names. Rather than taking their parent's name, they're given a local name reserved only for "bastards," such as Snow or Sand.
Shrinking Families Need a Stronger Social Support NetworkJune 23, 2014A report on the rapidly increasing trend of smaller-size families in China raised people's awareness of building a stronger social support network.
Excuses for Rapists Put Women at Risk in IndiaJune 23, 2014Crime against women is a major problem in India and is tarnishing the nation's image internationally. Worse, the trend continues unabated even after the much reported and talked about brutal gang rape of a young medical intern by six men in December 2012.
Yao: 'Sports Can Teach Children Virtues'June 23, 2014Basketball icon Yao Ming said he thinks his presence in a popular reality TV show could draw more attention to children's all-round development through sports activities.