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In South Korea, Corruption Knows No Gender
An online survey shows that the downfall of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has prompted voters to more intensely scrutinize their politicians, apparently regardless of their gender.
2018/09/21 | If Lin
INFOGRAPHIC: Taiwanese Parents Take More Leave Than Ever Before
Despite a declining birthrate, recent amendments have enabled more parents than ever to spend valuable time with their children.
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.'
2018/01/04 | Morley J Weston
Taiwan’s Gender Wage Gap is Decreasing, but Not Uniformly
It's tough to be a female artist in Taiwan, but not so bad to be a plumber.
2018/01/01 | Zhang Chenyi
China's New Female Teachers Face Gender Discrimination
A shortage of male applicants for teaching positions in China is leading to discrimination against their female counterparts.
2017/11/11 | Darice D. Chang
Women in Power: Reflections on Gender Politics From Taipei to Lhasa
Three prominent women speak on the problems faced by women in Tibet's government-in-exile and address the history and progress of gender equality in Taiwan.
2017/09/04 | James Baron
Taiwan's Female Athletes Still Fighting Institutionalized Sexism
'Almost 50 years after Chi Cheng was subjected to crude sexual objectification in Taiwan's media, there is little to suggest the narrative has progressed that much.'
2016/10/06 | J. Michael Cole
IKEA Unveils LGBT-Friendly ‘All Homes Are Created Equal’ Ad Campaign
Meanwhile in homophobic Russia, a gay couple is currently in the lead in a competition to select the next stars to be featured on the company's catalogue cover.
2016/08/22 | Yuan-ling Liang
Rise in Number of 'May-December Marriages' a Sign of Gender Equality
Nearly one in five new brides in Taiwan is older than her husband. Many see this new phenomenon as the result of a more open-minded society and the impact of feminism.
2016/07/28 | Gary Lai
Gender Equality Pays in Hong Kong
Given the numbers showing its correlation to economic growth, educating girls in secondary schools – and reaching full attainment – should definitely be a priority for the government.
2016/03/08 | TNL 編輯
Number of Female Legislators in Taiwan Impresses Western Officials
Taiwan has the highest ratio of female legislators elected to the legislature in Asia at 38%, which has impressed officials from western countries that have a longer history of adopting democratic political systems.
2016/03/07 | TNL 編輯
All Taiwan Municipalities To Recognize Same-Sex Relationships
Taoyuan will join the other five special municipalities in recognizing household registrations of same-sex relationships starting from March 14. The decision marks the city government’s respect for gender equality, basic human rights and same-sex relationships. Even though the registration will not be legally binding, it can be presented by gay couples as proof of a close relationship when dealing with complex legal disputes.
2016/01/25 | Kenzo
Feminists Calling For Female Candidates For Presidents of the Legislative Yuan
After the 2016 elections, Taiwan not only elected the country’s first female president, but also a parliament consisting of 38.1% female members. Feminist groups, therefore, call for the DPP to consider female candidates for president and vice-president of the Legislative Yuan.