International Women's Day in ChinaOctober 10, 2016International Women's Day, originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, which also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality.
ILO: Large Gender Gaps Pervasive in Global Labour MarketMarch 11, 2016New ILO report highlights the enormous challenges women continue to face in finding and keeping decent jobs around the world.
Maternal Mortality Rates Down 44% from 1990: UN ReportNovember 13, 2015Maternal mortality rates around the world have fallen by 44 percent since 1990, said a UN report released on Thursday.
Female Veterans Share Their Stories about the WarAugust 14, 2015
Prenatal DDT Exposure May Quadruple Daughters' Breast Cancer Risk: StudyJune 17, 2015Women who were exposed to higher levels of the pesticide DDT in the womb were nearly four times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer as adults than those who were exposed to lower levels before birth, a 54- year study suggested on June 16.
Divorcees 'Have More Heart Attacks': ResearchJune 8, 2015Divorcees are more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who stay married, US research suggests.
Foreign Women's Entrepreneurship Research Review and Future DirectionsFebruary 27, 2014This paper reviews research papers on women's entrepreneurship during the decade between 2000 and 2010, which were published by top journals on management, entrepreneurship and women's studies in the world.
'Agriculture Tourism' Field Transition and Gender Division of Labor among Ethnic MinoritiesFebruary 24, 2014The article adopts Bourdieu's theory of practice as its theoretic framework to examine the interaction of field transition from traditional agriculture to ethnic tourism and gender division of labor among ethnic minorities in reference to four key aspects.
Preschool Education among Children of Migrant Workers and the Employment of Migrant WomenFebruary 21, 2014Based on the National Migrant Population Surveillance Survey conducted in 2011 by the National Population and Family Planning Commission of China, this paper focuses on the married female migrants who live with preschool children of 3-6 years.
Work-Family Balance among Female Staff of High-Star HotelsFebruary 20, 2014Women are often more than half of the hotel employees and thus play an important role in the hotel industry. However, work-family conflict among female employees has hindered their career development.
On Systematic Compensation for Pregnancy among Women Who Wear IUDsFebruary 18, 2014The Intrauterine device (IUD) is the principal method of birth control in China, but sometimes IUD isn't effective.
Equality and Difference: Gender Differences in Modern ChinaFebruary 14, 2014With the theory of biological evolution brought into China, the Confucian notion of person was completely transformed into biological being in modern times.
Body and Space: Women and Women's Activities during Han Wei and Six DynastiesFebruary 13, 2014Shangsi Festival was a portrait of social life in the Qin dynasty and was institutionalized as a ceremony in the Han dynasty during which mainstream scholars explicated and constructed outdoor spring activities to be centered on female customs.
'Queen without Crown' or 'Party Girl': The Media Image and Self-identity of Women Journalists in Republic ChinaFebruary 11, 2014This paper discusses the emergence of women journalists and the construction of their images in Republic China.
Women's Body, Nation's Eyes: A Study of Miss Etiquette in International GamesJanuary 24, 2014Based on the framework of "body, identity of cultural symbol and nation-state," this article discusses the construction of miss etiquette's public gender identity as the function of micro-power mechanism in intemational games.