• China to Pilot New Family Law Procedures for Two YrsChina's Supreme People's Court (SPC) will implement a two-year trial of new procedures in family cases, involving special investigators, social workers and child psychologists. From June 1, around 100 local and intermediate courts will begin settling family disputes in more effective and humane ways.
  • E China City to Legislate on Building Public Breastfeeding StationsThe people's government in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, has recently included legislation on building public breastfeeding rooms for moms into their yearly plans, China Women's News reports.
  • Legislative Efforts Support Work on Women, ChildrenChina has amended and implemented various laws over the past years, such as the Electoral Law for the National People's Congress and Local People's Congresses, the Social Insurance Law, the Law on the Protection of Minors, for the development of women and children's human rights.
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  • Shandong Includes Women's Names in Land Rights CertificatesOver 94 percent of rural villages or communities in east China's Shandong Province have included women's names on rural land rights certificates, to safeguard their legal rights and interests, according to a Shandong Women's Federation official.
  • Guangdong Women's Federation Publicizes Anti-DV LawWomen's federations at all levels in south China's Guangdong Province popularized information about the new anti-domestic violence law through varied activities, both online and off. Local courts begin issuing personal protection orders to curb domestic violence since the law took effect on March 1.
CasesMore..
Peasant Woman Fights for Neglected Children's RightsChinese Netizen Fights Against Sexual Abuse of Boys
Organizations Request an Apology for Discriminative Remarks Towards WomenGay Rights Activist Sues after NGO Request Denied
Divorced Mother Goes to Court for Child Visitation RightsShanghai Sees Increasingly Open Gay Subculture
Women in Legal FieldsMore..
Female Judges Form First Family Court in GuangdongTcheng Yu-hsiu: China's First Female Judge
Chief Judge Honored for Safeguarding Women's, Children's RightsLaw Against Domestic Violence: Better Late than Never
Female Lawyers Call For Discretionary Circumstances in DV Cases SentencingLawmakers Question Ministers on Pension Programs
OpinionsMore..
Act of Restricting Divorces: Reasonable But IllegalSexual Harassment a Legal Issue
Lawmakers Question Ministers on Pension ProgramsLi Yinhe: China Should Relax Law against 'Group Licentiousness'
Field Expert Suggests Adding New Regulations to China's Marriage LawEuthanasia for Dying Toddler Rejected, Shedding Light on China's Legislation
Laws & RegulationsMore..
Law to Raise Bar for Foster ParentsFirst Law to Recognize Animal Welfare
Detention Added to China's 'Food Safety Law' DraftChina's First Law for Overseas NGOs under Review
China Issues Anti–domestic Violence Law DraftHarsher Environmental Protection Law Offers Legal Support: ACWF President
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  • Legal Environment for Women and Children

    Lawyers and rights groups held a press conference in Beijing on December 15, 2014 to discuss their suggestions to help improve China’s new draft law on domestic violence.
    Lawyers and rights groups held a press conference in Beijing on December 15, 2014 to discuss their suggestions to help improve China’s new draft law on domestic.

  • National Policy

    Lawyers and rights groups held a press conference in Beijing on December 15, 2014 to discuss their suggestions to help improve China’s new draft law on domestic violence.
    Lawyers and rights groups held a press conference in Beijing on December 15, 2014 to discuss their suggestions to help improve China’s new draft law on domestic violence.

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