A cornucopia of literature, writers and illuminating discussions, the Bookworm Literary Festival runs from March 15 to March 31.
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达Very excited to be speaking about #BetrayingBigBrother and gender inequality in China at the Bejing Bookworm Literary Festival Saturday and Sunday. With @amyyqin and other great panelists.
Women authors on war, surveillance, politics, and the refugee crisis.
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达So pleased to have #BetrayingBigBrother included on this wonderful list: The Books By Women That Explain What The World Is Really Like - by @NishSwish #IWD2019 #InternationalWomensDay
From China to Russia and Hungary, there is a very clear overlap between the embrace of strongman rule and the erosion of women’s rights.
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达We are living in a time of great peril, but this should also be a time of hope. I believe intersectional feminist movements around the world can lead to more open societies. We must support feminist activists and fight for women’s rights everywhere.
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达Anyone concerned about the rise of the “strongman” should pay attention to how feminist activists in China are posing an unprecedented challenge to the patriarchal, authoritarian state. My @SCMPNews #InternationalWomansDay piece #BetrayingBigBrother
China's one-child policy and past human rights abuses, such as forced abortions, suggest the Government will coerce women to get pregnant and bolster the country's falling birth rate, author and academic Leta Hong Fincher says.
Attempts to crush feminists and labor activists linking up show what the Communist Party fears most.
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达Recent detentions of students in China - including a kidnapping at Peking University - are connected to a women’s rights movement that has become increasingly cross-class in nature, advocating for gender equality and workers’ rights. #BetrayingBigBrother
Educator Chang Mengran is trying to teach Chinese women about their own bodies.
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达“Any time you give women more information about how to control their bodies, that gives them more control over their lives, meaning that control is being taken away from the Chinese Communist Party.” - Me in this story by @XLHawkins on censorship of sex ed
Peking University graduate Sun Min was one of over a dozen student and labor activists detained by authorities in various Chinese cities between November 9 and 11. As of today, her whereabouts remain unknown. This most recent round of detentions is...
Leta Hong Fincher洪理达Moving essay by China’s Feminist Five activist Zheng Churan on detained labor rights activist, feminist and Peking University grad Sun Min, translated by @cdt
by Pak Yiu & Eva Xiao A Chinese labour rights group on Saturday said at least ten of its supporters were detained by police in several cities across the country, in the latest apparent crackdown against its activists. Student-led activism...
Yue Xin, a #MeToo activist in China, has been missing for more than six weeks, after she was detained by state police at the end of August over her participation in a labor rights protest. It’s a grim reminder that activists in China can—and often...