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2018/12/10 | Timothy S. Rich, Andi Dahmer & Erin Woggon

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.

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.

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.

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.'

2015/12/17 | TNL香港編輯

Japan Supreme Court Rules the Law on Surnames of Married Couples to be Constitutional

Although the law does not request wives to take their husbands' surnames, but since the Japanese society is deeply influenced by a male-dominant mindset, 96% of married women have given up their maiden names after getting married.

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.

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.

2016/08/22 | 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.

2016/10/06 | 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.

2016/07/28 | 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.

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.'

2017/10/03 | Fan Liya

Sugar, Spice, Flowerlike: Shanghai Girls Get Schooled in Gender

Girls’ textbooks raise questions about gender roles in contemporary China.