August 15 , 2016
ACWF Holds Reform, Innovation Meeting in Beijing
August 5, 2016
All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) held a meeting on August 3 in Beijing, urging women's federations across the country to study hard and implement President Xi Jinping's recent remarks, especially in respect of reform and innovation.
Gender Equality Receives Comprehensive Review in East China
August 12, 2016
Officials from the women's federation in east China's Jiangsu Province announced on August 5 that the provincial government would carry out a comprehensive review of the relevant regulations and policies regarding gender equality.
Shanghai Raises Maternity Subsidy for Moms-to-be with 2nd Child
August 4, 2016
Pregnant women in Shanghai have been able to benefit from an increased maternity subsidy since July 1, with financial support reaching up to 3,600 yuan (U.S.$ 542) rather than the previous 3,000 yuan (U.S.$ 452) for each term, according to latest government policy.
Judging Others by Their Appearance Is 'Barbaric': Columnist
August 4, 2016
Chinese columnist Caiyin Shanshan recently gave her analysis of the comments made online after one of the contestants this year's Miss America beauty pageant received a particularly harsh string of criticism from local netizens.
Patriotic Ex-Teacher Sticks to Annual Tradition of Hiking Long March Routes
August 4, 2016
A 60-year-old retired teacher from Shanghai has retraced sections of the Red Army's Long March route 11 times over the past 12 years, in a bid to carry forward the spirit of the historical trek.
Female Runners Contributing More to Marathon Mania
August 9, 2016
Marathon running has long proved its popularity across the globe. In recent years, this long-distance sport has become a trendy activity in China, attracting young female runners in particular who are keen to reap the fitness benefits.
Light-Hearted Chinese Olympian Becomes Internet Meme
August 9, 2016
A 20-year-old Chinese swimmer who claimed bronze on August 7 in the women's 100-meter backstroke in Rio, became an internet hit after footage of her candid replies to State broadcaster CCTV were widely shared online.

Women Comprise 58% of China's Outbound Tourists: Report
August 10, 2016
The number of Chinese outbound tourists reached up to 590 million in the first half of 2016, while women accounted for 58 percent of the total, according to latest figures from China Tourism Academy.
Editor's Pick
Once Upon a Time, There Was a Woman
Author: Li Jihong

The book titled "Once Upon a Time, There Was a Woman," written by Li Jihong, a gender studies scholar, was recently published to shed light upon outstanding women of the past.

Outfits' Shifting Fashion Throughout the History of the Olympic Games
August 11, 2016

Instead of only centering on competitive spirits, the Olympic Games have appealed to audiences thanks to athletes' ever-changing performance attire, continuously causing a sensation at the every four-year pageant.

Face-Tattooed Women in SW China Awarded for Mysterious Dulong Culture http://www.womenofchina.cn/html/womenofchina/report/16050410-1.htm
August 10, 2016
Women of the Dulong ethnic group in southwest China's Yunnan Province have recently received an award for their mysterious tradition of facial tattoos in a ceremony held in the city of Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province.
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