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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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China: Women's Issues & Communities
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Content-Rich China Women's News (in Chinese & English) "only nationwide daily for women ... established [by All China Women's Federation] for the cause of the equality, liberation, & development of women"
Content-Rich Chinese Women's Network (in Chinese & English) Official site of All-China Women's Federation
Content-Rich The Chinese Working Women Network 女工关怀 (in Chinese & English) Hong Kong-based " non-profit making non-governmental organization with the mission of promoting betterment for the lives of Chinese working women and developing feminist awareness of self help and self-empowerment": projects; Sweet Words among Sisters 姊妹蜜语, magazine of writings mainly by migrant women workers 打工妹 in Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta; books & journal articles
Footbinding An essay by Dawnelle Loiselle of Towson University
The Effect of Missing Girls on Chinas Population Growth Paper by by Cai Yong and William Lavely in the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology Working Paper Series (Univ. of Washington) (2003; PDF format)
Ethnography and Video: Researching Women in China's Floating Population Tamara Jacka & Josko Petkovic's paper with multimedia clips in Intersections (Inaugural Issue, Sept. 1998)
Feminising the Counter-revolution: An analysis of Negative Characters in the Revolutionary Model Works of the Chinese Cultural Revolution Rosemary Roberts arguing that "feminine gender was not erased in Maoist China ... but was in part reassigned on a class basis to the 'counter revolution' (Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia in Canberra, 2004; PDF format)
Gender, Socialism and Globalisation in Vietnam and China Interview with Tamara Jacka, author of Sisters and Outsiders. Rural Women in Urban China, about her work on gender relations & social change in China (Quarterly Bulletin, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, June 2004)
The Grievance Rhetoric of Chinese Women: From Lamentation to Revolution Anne E. McLaren's paper in Intersections (Issue 4, Sept., 2000)
Human Insecurity in Twenty-First Century China: The Vulnerability of Women to HIV/AIDS Anna Hayes on "the unique vulnerabilities of Chinese women [to AIDS], as opposed to their male counterparts" (Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia in Canberra, 2004; PDF format)
Content-Rich (Inter)disciplining Chinese Women: An Introduction to the English Language Literature on Women's Studies in China Patricia Arend's bibliographic essay introducing the basic issues, with timeline & annotated bibliography
Law Sefeguarding Women's Rights and Interests Full text of law approved on April 3, 1992 by the fifth annual session of the seventh National People's Congress
Much Ado about Nüshu Laura Miller on a script used exclusively by women in Hunan's Jiangyong county
Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in Early and Imperial China TOC of e-journal (Jan. 2000 issue free)
On the Move: Women in Rural-Urban Migration in Contemporary China Tamara Jacka's paper in Intersections (Issue 4, Sept., 2000)
Red Light District Executive summary of 1999 study of prostitution in China by Pan Suiming, People's University
Sex Preference for Children in a Meifu Li Community in Hainan, China Paper by William Lavely, Jianke Li, & Jianghong Li (March 2001)
The Storm over Wuya (in Chinese) Discussion forum on the controversy over Wuya (Crow), a novel about gold-digging Chinese women in Singapore
Traditions of Exemplary Women (Lienü zhuan) Chinese text of "the earliest extant book in the Chinese tradition solely devoted to the moral education of women," with introduction by Anne Behnke Kinney
Unbreakable Spirits: Women Breaking Down Barriers in China "audio excerpts from ... a 12-part, half hour radio series [on] the heart and soul of China's emerging women musical and performance artists"
Unintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion among Unmarried Women in China: A Systematic Review Research article by Xu Qian et al. (BMC Health Services Research, Jan. 2004; PDF format)
Village Works: Photographs by Women in China's Yunnan Province An exhibition of pictures taken by Chinese women in 1992-93 during during a Women's Reproductive Health & Development Program in "an experimental "photovoice" approach to assessing the needs & resources of mountain villages in southwest China"
Women & Gender in Chinese Studies Network Network aiming to link European scholars working in Chinese women's/gender studies
Women Network (in Chinese) A women's community site run by Lianhe Zaobao
Women Organising Towards Cyberfeminism in Mainland China and Hong Kong Ting Liu on Chinese women organizing in cyberspace to promote gender equality & women's interests (Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia in Canberra, 2004; PDF format)
World of Nüshu (in English & Japanese) Research by Orie Endo of Bunkyo University on an endangered system of writing invented by women for communication among women
Yaolan Network (in Chinese) Comprehensive information on childbirth & childrearing for young parents & expectant parents (in Chinese) A Chinese women's Web forum based in Beijing
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