Legislators Approve China's First Law against Domestic ViolenceChina's top legislature adopted the nation's first law against domestic violence on December 27 in a landmark move to bring traditionally silent abuse victims under legal protection.
Tu Youyou: China's 1st Female Winner of Nobel Prize in ScienceTu Youyou, 85, a Chinese medical expert, was abruptly cast into the limelight when she won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on October 5, 2015. Tu is the first Chinese woman to win a Nobel Prize in...
China Allows All Couples to Have 2nd ChildThe new policy allowing Chinese couples to have two children will help address the problem of an ageing population, but it will also put growing pressure on social services. Experts have suggested bringing forward...
China Releases White Paper on Gender Equality, Women's DevelopmentOn September 22, China issued a white paper on gender equality and women's development, providing a comprehensive overview of the country's women-focused policies, the unremitting efforts made in...
Top 10 Cases on Women, Children's Rights Violations ReleasedThe All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) released a list of the nation's top 10 cases on women and children's rights violations at a ceremony in Beijing early December. The event aimed to promote the...
Chinese Female Scientist Wins Israeli Biophysics AwardYan Nieng, a female professor from Beijing-based Tsinghua University won the 2015 Raymond & Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics in October for her research into cell membrane structure and the...
Gree Chief Ranks Top on Fortune's Businesswomen ListManufacturing boss Dong Mingzhu took the top spot in the list of most influential businesswomen in China, according to a ranking by Fortune magazine. Dong, president of Gree Electric Appliances Inc, a home...
Female Soldiers Light Up China's V-Day ParadeChinese female soldiers, including 51 female honor guards of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), female musicians, and generals from the Bethune international medical phalanx, made their debut during the military...