The First Batch of Female Chinese Overseas StudentsNovember 29, 2013In the 1880s, the first batch of female Chinese students began to study in the United States. Research records show that the first group of them returned to China as physicians.
From Child Bride to PRC's First Woman GeneralSeptember 23, 2013Sold into an arranged marriage at an early age, Li Zhen joined the Communist Party of China as an adult and became the first woman general of the People’s Republic of China.
Fighting for Peace in the SouthSeptember 13, 2013The Lady of Ch'iao Kuo was a notable leader of an ancient tribe in southern China. For her contributions to safeguarding ethnic harmony and national unity and her assistance to...
Tcheng Yu-hsiu: China's First Female JudgeAugust 6, 2013Although her husband Wei Tao-ming (1899-1978) was a distinguished diplomat, Tcheng Yu-hsiu (1891-1959) made a name for herself by earning several first titles in Chinese history.
Shi Liang: China's First Minister of JusticeJuly 26, 2013Shi Liang, China's first Minister of Justice in the 1950s, presided over the creation of China's Marriage Law, the first law made in the People's Republic of China.
A Wartime WriterJune 8, 2013Having experienced the Second Sino-Japanese War and faced unfair treatment, Mei Niang channeled those experiences into her writing to become one of China's top 100 modern writers.