Q&A: Young women discuss gender and education in China today

BY OLIVIA A. HALSALL Whether at school, university or in the workplace, young women in China are grappling with gender inequality. In 2018, the Global Gender Gap Report – benchmarking the progress towards [ … ]

“Your Mother Sacrificed Herself for the Country” – The Idealization of the Female Martyr in China 

BY EMILY MATSON When I first visited the northeastern provincial capital of Harbin to conduct dissertation research, I had never heard the name Zhao Yiman. This was soon to change, [ … ]

10 Tips for writing life stories from Madeleine O’Dea, author of The Phoenix Years

BY MADELEINE O’DEA This piece is an edited version of a workshop given by Madeleine O’Dea and hosted by NüVoices London on July 3, 2019. Special thanks to volunteers Jessie [ … ]

James Griffiths, author of The Great Firewall of China, discusses censorship and China’s women’s movement

BY GLORIS LIU AND DAISY SINGH-GREAVES  “China’s censors do not care about blocking content, they care about blocking solidarity,” James Griffiths writes in his debut book The Great Firewall of China: [ … ]

Taiwan’s lesbian sex toy and divination shop strives to help queer women accept themselves

BY WUJUN KE When Kitty Lee asked me to take off my glasses and stretch out my hands, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Kitty is the manager of Love Boat, [ … ]

Fiction: A brother comes to visit

BY JESSIE TU  My brother came to visit on a Saturday night. The weather had been hot all day, lingered around and stayed until late. I’d been living with a [ … ]

Sinobabble Podcast Call for Guest Speakers

Sinobabble, a new podcast covering historical and modern China, is looking for guest speakers! Sinobabble is a relaxing, educational podcast covering China’s modern history, current events, and featuring academic analyses of [ … ]

Event Recap: Lü Pin on the Chinese feminist movement’s strategies in China and the US

BY TARA SUN VANACORE   On August 13, members of Washington, DC’s chapter of NüVoices gathered over tea to discuss China’s feminist movement with activist Lü Pin (吕频).Lü Pin answered questions [ … ]

B人BEL Magazine Call for Submissions

Submissions are open for the second issue of B人BEL Magazine! B人BEL Magazine tells the stories of people in China we don’t often get to know about. The people who are [ … ]

Podcast: Legal advocacy against domestic violence in China

In episode 17 of the NüVoices Podcast, host Joanna Chiu sits down with Siodhbhra Parkin, the director of the new, nonprofit arm of SupChina, to discuss her work in the [ … ]

Full house of 70+ welcome board member and author Karoline Kan at London wanel

BY SILVIA FROSINA A full house of 70+ attendees welcomed author and NüVoices board member Karoline Kan at the wanel (women panel) co-hosted by NüVoices and Young China Watchers London on May [ … ]

Making it personal: A life writing workshop with Madeleine O’Dea in London

Thinking about writing your life story, family history or personal essay but struggling to get started? Madeleine O’Dea, author of The Phoenix Years and a journalist with three decades of [ … ]