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  1. Activist gave his life for democracy

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said. 'Even if I have to lose my head, I will have no regrets.' Li never married. He was survived by his sister Li Wangling and brother-in-law Zhao Baozhu. ...

  2. Lawyer recovers from setback in women's rights

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... for Women's Law Studies and Legal Services. The NGO, which she co-founded 15 years ago, is one of the most prominent on the mainland. Guo, a lawyer and part-time associate law professor, talks about ... to the editor-in-chief of China Law magazine in 1995 when I was sent to cover the World Women's Federation meeting in Beijing in September. I was overwhelmed by the volunteerism at the meeting ...

  3. Women now rule the roost down on the farm

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing As men swarm to cities for work, 53pc of soil tillers are female, census finds There are more women tilling the soil in the countryside than men- for probably the first time in Chinese history- since able-bodied young males have swarmed to work in towns and cities. By the end of 2006, 53 per cent of farm workers were women, according to agricultural ...

  4. Exile from a women's realm yearns for return to the simple life

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... by their mother and uncles, and the women take care of all the housework and farming. What did you do at home and why did you come to Beijing? I used to work as a farmer and was a member of a horse ...

  5. When rural poverty turns to despair for women

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... for their children's tuition fees. 'I felt I couldn't take it any more at that point,' she said. Ms Li's plight echoes a desperation among women swamped by the social and economic transformation of the mainland's countryside. For these women, change has brought uncertainty and forced them to survive without a safety net. Ms Li was lucky to be plucked out of the water and she ...

  6. Free condoms for women in Beijing

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Women in Beijing will soon be entitled to free condoms, to save them from that ever-so-awkward moment at the checkout counter. According to the Beijing Times, Chinese authorities plan to issue special cards to married women that will allow them to get free condoms from vending machines placed throughout the city. The machines will start operating next month ...

  7. Beijing women sate sexual appetite with new dish of the day

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... of China's signature dishes. Today Beijing has a new speciality: avian gigolos. For many Chinese women, male prostitutes- yazi or 'ducks' as they are known in local slang- are increasingly ... is working time.' Xu Wen, his pimp, runs a tight ship, roaming the club, checking on his boys, and ensuring that the women in the private rooms at the back get the service they're paying ...

  8. Crowd attacks referee in women's semi-final

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Peter Goff in Beijing A semi-final in the Chinese national women's league had to be abandoned in the dying seconds as scores of enraged fans stormed on to the court and attacked ... and other debris on top of him. Then, scores of supporters, both men and women, jumped the barricades and ran on to the court to attack the referee, who had to be protected by police, an official ...

  9. Women threaten suicide in protest at official corruption

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Irene Wang and Josephine Ma in Beijing Liaoning group complains of injustice back home during drama on Beijing roof Six women from Liaoning threatened to jump off a six-storey apartment ... and 'injustice', the women gathered on the rooftop of the building near the Zhongnanhai compound- the centre of mainland political power- before 8am. They unfurled two banners that read: 'We accuse ...

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    Beijing demands action after Chinese woman allegedly raped in Delhi

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... the Indian government to deal with the incident seriously and punish her assailant. It also warned Chinese nationals in India, especially women, to stay alert and avoid going out alone. Police said ... microblogger wrote. And another said: "This is very scary to women. I wouldn't go there even if someone paid for my trip." Threats to women's safety in India have hit the headlines ...




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