Tag: education

Gender and Divorce in China

Written by Jingjing Chen and Xiaoling Shu. Legal reforms and cultural shifts since the 1980s have gradually opened up the pathway toward divorce for the Chinese population. Prior to 1980, divorce was discouraged and repressed by concerted efforts by family, friends, relatives, workplace and neighborhood authorities. As a […]

Pop-up Study on Sex Education in China

Written by Yuanting Zhang. Sex remains a taboo topic in China, even as the country experiences rapid economic and social transformation. Bombarded by western pop culture, restless young Chinese are facing an upcoming sexual revolution without proper guidance. There have been several reports of soaring HIV/AIDs breakouts in […]

Education policy in China

Written by W. John Morgan. In June 1981, the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party stated that: ‘The “cultural revolution”, May 1966 to October 1976, was responsible for the most severe setback and the heaviest losses suffered by the Party, the State, and the People since the […]