gender equality

PRC State Council, White Paper - Gender Equality and Development in China, September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015

This was released by the State Council Information Office and published by Xinhua News Agency. The release coincided with China's co-chairing a United Nations meeting on women in New York on September 27, 2015.

Video: Leta Hong Fincher discusses her book "Leftover Women"

June 19, 2015

Leta Hong Fincher discusses her book, debunks the popular myth that women have fared well as a result of post-socialist China's economic reforms and breakneck growth. Laying out the structural discrimination against women in China will speak to broader problems with China's economy, politics, and development.

Leftover and Stale Women: A Graduate Student Workshop on Gender Inequality in Contemporary China and Japan.

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies invites graduate students to participate in its Tuesday, October 6, 2015 workshop, “‘Leftover’ and ‘Stale’ Women: A Graduate Student Workshop on Gender Inequality in Contemporary China and Japan.”

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Rethinking the Socialist Heroine: Feminine Agency in Chinese Dance Dramas of the late 1950s

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents at talk with Emily Wilcox about women in film.

China's 'Leftover' Women and the End of the One-Child Policy

Cornell University East Asia Program hosts a talk with Leta Hong Fincher about her new book on state-sponsored gender inequality in China.


October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.