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2019/01/18 | Policy Forum
China's Fourth Wave of Feminism: Despite Censorship, #MeToo Perseveres
Feminism has a long history in China, but #MeToo has met a wall of state and societal censorship.
2018/10/11 | Sandee Woodside
Shame, Pleasure and Affirmative Consent
From Washington to Taipei, allegations of rape are kick-starting conversations about consent and feminine sexual pleasure.
2018/08/02 |
OPINION: Don't Conscript Taiwanese Women Without Addressing Patriarchy
The accomplishments of women in Taiwan's armed forces deserve to be celebrated. Its appalling patriarchal orthodoxy, on the other hand, does not.
2018/07/10 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Is the #BabaeAko Movement Really About Duterte?
The #BabaeAko movement grew out of anger with the misogyny of President Duterte - or so we thought. Many Filipino women resent efforts to politicize their struggle for equality.
2018/06/22 | Global Voices
Philippine Women Protest President Duterte's Toxic Masculinity
The Philippine president's chauvinism has crossed a line with critics.
2018/04/19 | Jocelle Koh
INTERVIEW: Meimeiwawa’s Esther Veronin on Feminism in Taiwan
Ahead of a Girl Power Concert in Taichung, Esther Veronin traces her journey from starting out in Taiwan's male-dominated entertainment industry to becoming a feminist icon.
2018/03/08 | Vanessa Wang
OPINION: Why I'm Marching for Women in Taiwan
'A woman is not defined by society, a woman is as equal as any other gender, and that’s what it’s all about.'
2018/03/05 | Jennifer Creery
No Country for Men: Meet the Feminist Farmers Championing Gender and Biodiversity
The ecofeminist community 'Land Dyke' gives hope to female farmers striving in a profession dominated by men.
Taking Action on #MeToo in China
Despite a campaign to quell the circulation of the meme on social media, various institutions are putting mechanisms in place to counter sexual harassment.
2018/01/12 | Sandee Woodside
Behind Taipei’s Safe Spaces for Women
Sandee Woodside delves into sources of support for women in Taiwan.
2017/11/06 | Leora Joy
'XConfessions' Film Review: Let's Talk about Lust 
The popularity of Erika Lust's 'XConfessions' — short erotic films made by a woman for women — at the recent Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taipei shows the time is now to open a conversation about how women engage with pornography.
2017/10/10 | Derek Hird
Xi Jinping’s Family Values Contribute to China's Gender Inequality
Ranked 90th on the United Nations' 2015 Gender Inequality Index, China still has a long way to go, and Xi's view on gender is not helping the case.
2017/09/12 | Jacqui True
Are Women the Key to Stopping Terrorism in Asia?
Governments should provide support for both international and national women’s organisations working to stabilize communities and prevent terrorism and violent extremism.
2017/07/24 | Chika Noya
Mental Health Issue also a Feminist Issue in Indonesia
'We must educate families to remove stigmas and taboos attached to mental illness and push for better care for the condition.'
2017/06/19 | Edward White
Taiwan’s Domestic Violence Epidemic: Abuse Reported Every 5 Minutes
Suffering in silence: statistics from the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation expose alarming rates of domestic violence in Taiwan, mostly against women.