Program on Women's Roles in Disaster ReductionOctober 22, 2013Since 2011, the Disaster Relief Department of China's Ministry of Civil Affairs and the National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC) have teamed up to carry out a research program sponsored by UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Research on China's Policy on Women's Employment in the Last Three DecadesOctober 9, 2010From May 2008 to May 2009, the research project on "Changes in China's Women Employment Policy in the Last Three Decades" reviewed the development and changes in China's policy on women's employment. The project analyzes the causes of past changes and presents a comparison of the policy before and after the institution of the 1978 opening-up and reform policy. The project also sets forth propositions to improve the current policy.
Research on the Gender Culture of ChinaOctober 9, 2010"Research on the Gender Culture of China" is one of several research projects of the Beijing-based Women's Studies Institute of China (WSIC). The aim of the project is to facilitate further research in advanced gender culture as a basis for redefining traditional and modern gender types. As one of the components of the project, "Outline on Gender Culture of China" expounds the methodology and content of advanced gender culture, further explores intrinsic motivation for gender equality and all-round human development and fosters a beneficial cultural atmosphere in the process of creating a harmonious society.
Project on Women and Children's Healthcare and Community HealthNovember 24, 2009The project will organize activities to publicize information on women and children's healthcare and community health, the project manager said in an interview on Sunday. They include publication of an album entitled "Health Starts Here: Pictorial Record of China's Community Health Services, Women and Children's Healthcare and Health Education."
Research Project on Adolescent Reproductive HealthNovember 24, 2009The National Working Committee on Children and Women under the State Council, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Institute of Population Research of Peking University jointly conducted in September, 2008 the first ever research project on adolescent reproductive health in China.
Oral History Project on Chinese Women in the 20th CenturyJune 29, 2009The launch in 1992 of the Oral History Project on Chinese Women in the 20th Century, headed by Professor Li Xiaojiang, owes much to funding from Beijing Normal University Publishing House in 1992, the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia in 1993, and the Ford Foundation in 1994 and 2001. The project research results are manifest in books published in 2003 among the Oral History of Chinese Women in the 20th Century Series.
Project to Uphold the Reproductive Health Rights of Women in China's Western RegionsJune 24, 2009Australian Prime Minister John Howard and former Chinese Premier Li Peng agreed during Howard's visit to Beijing in 1997 to establish a formal and regular dialogue on human rights. The first round of bilateral human rights dialogue in August 1997 launched the Human Rights Technical Cooperation Program (HRTC). The program strengthens administration, promotion and protection of human rights in China by assisting in the areas of legal reform of women's and children's rights and ethnic and minority rights. The Australian Government Overseas Aid Program (AusAID) is responsible for the HRTC, and the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) is the program's managing contractor.
Policy Research on Economic Assistance for Elderly Women in ChinaMay 26, 2009It was confirmed by this project that there exist remarkable gender differences among the elderly population, both in developed countries with a higher level of ageing and in developing countries that are at the beginning of population ageing.
Project of Promoting Gender Equality during the Constitution and Execution of Laws and PoliciesMay 26, 2009In order to include gender equality in the constitution and in the execution of China's laws and policies, the Beijing-based Women's Studies Institute of China (WSIC) conducted a research project under the title "Promoting Gender Equality during Constitution and Execution of Laws and Policies from July 2004 to June 2007". The project aimed to strengthen the communication and interactions between experts on women's and legal issues, government legislators and on women at the grass root level through the utilization of studies, training and campaigns.