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China makes domestic abuse a crime

China makes domestic abuse a crime | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
(From Al Jazeera) A new law that makes domestic abuse a crime has come into effect in China. It is hoped the legislation will encourage more victims to take their abusers to court in a country wher…
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China Is Said to Force Closing of Women’s Legal Aid Center

China Is Said to Force Closing of Women’s Legal Aid Center | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The center opened after Beijing hosted a landmark women’s conference in 1995, and its loss represents another blow to civil society groups in China.
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China's two-child policy 'too little, too late' demographers warn

China's two-child policy 'too little, too late' demographers warn | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
China's new policy to allow couples to have two children makes little difference to Peng Yajun. The Guangdong office worker, 36 and soon to be married, wants only one child as any more would be too expensive....
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China's Communist party has scrapped its one-child policy

China's Communist party has scrapped its one-child policy | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

China's Communist party has scrapped its one-child policy, allowing all couples to have two children for the first time in more than three decades

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Convincing Women in China..... They're Too Hairy

Convincing Women in China..... They're Too Hairy | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Reckitt Benckiser harnesses marketing's power to conquer a hairless land
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“It creates an awareness, which subsequently creates a feeling of shame and need......"
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China: who is Peng Liyuan, wife of soon-to-be President Xi Jinping?

China: who is Peng Liyuan, wife of soon-to-be President Xi Jinping? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Peng Liyuan, wife of soon-to-be President Xi Jinping, is already famous and popular. How the Communist Party handles her may be a clue to its willingness to modernize.

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China: Not married yet at 27? You are considered "sheng nu" or “leftover” women....

China: Not married yet at 27? You are considered "sheng nu" or “leftover” women.... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

In China, the sexist term “leftover woman,” sheng nu, is widely used to describe an urban, professional female over the age of 27 who is still single. This derogatory term has been aggressively disseminated by the Chinese government, warning women that they will become spinsters if they do not marry by the time they turn 30.

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Exalting Life as a Single in China

Exalting Life as a Single in China | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The social pressure to marry is so great, particularly during the Lunar New Year, that a group paid for an ad to go up on Thursday at a subway station in Beijing.
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Will more kids save China?

Will more kids save China? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Many couples are struggling with several questions after the end of the one-child policy: Are the grandparents capable of taking care of another grandchild? If not, do we have enough money to hire a maid? Do we have enough time and energy to raise one more child?
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China rubberstamps two-child policy

China rubberstamps two-child policy | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
China will allow two children for every couple from January 1, 2016, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Chinese Women’s Chances of Busting the Glass Ceiling? 1 in 15, Report Finds

Chinese Women’s Chances of Busting the Glass Ceiling? 1 in 15, Report Finds | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Promote more women. That's one way to solve a gender parity gap and corporate talent woes in China, research and experts say.
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Liu Xianping, 72-year-old man modeling for his granddaughter’s clothing store

Liu Xianping, 72-year-old man modeling for his granddaughter’s clothing store | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
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China: an IVF clinic grapples with huge demand

Treating infertility has become a booming business in China, a country known for its one-child policy.
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The daughter also rises

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ZHANG YIN (also known by her Cantonese name, Cheung Yan) was the eldest of eight children of a lowly Red Army officer who was imprisoned during the Cultural Revolution for “capitalist offences”.
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