New regulations on charity information disclosure released

This is an abridged translation of an explanation of the new Charity Information Disclosure Method by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. You can find the original here. The Civil Affairs Department recently released the “Charities Information ...

Hangzhou introduces regulations to protect schoolchildren from sexual harassment

Sexual harassment incidents in schools have aroused much outrage from the Chinese public in recent years. Many parents are concerned about their children due to the lack of prevention, reporting, and investigation mechanisms for tackling sexual ...

Survey of almost 30000 people reveals the extent of sexual harassment in daily life

The #MeToo campaign that has rocked China in the past month has not only sparked an avalanche of accusations, but also caused a series of discussions, debates, and research on sexual harassment among Chinese academics and public ...
China House launches project to combat FGM in Kenya

China House launches project to combat FGM in Kenya

This is an article put together by China House, discussing a project they have undertaken to fight against FGM in Kenya.   Angela, a Maasai woman in her fifties, lives in an eastern Kenya township ...
UNDP and China Women’s University release gender recognition report

UNDP and China Women’s University release gender recognition report

Editor’s note This is a press release put out by UNDP regarding a report on legal gender recognition in China that it released during a press conference on August 5th. Beijing, 6 August – The ...
Chinese NGOs seek local partnerships in Nepal

Chinese NGOs seek local partnerships in Nepal

Yubraj, a primary school student in Kathmandu, Nepal, was recently taught how to say “hello” in Chinese. “That is a classroom building that the Chinese have built for us”, said Yubraj. “I’ve never been to ...
Charity organizations come together to combat devastating floods

Charity organizations come together to combat devastating floods

Meteorologically, 2018 has been an abnormal year for China. While there has been unusual humidity and heat in the north, 27 provinces in the south, southwest, and northwest have been suffering from devastating floods. By the ...
Xu Jiayin tops the Forbes China Philanthropist List for the third time

Xu Jiayin tops the Forbes China Philanthropist List for the third time

On the 31st of July Forbes published the 2018 China Philanthropist List; the Evergrande Real Estate Group’s Chairman of the Board, Xu Jiayin, topped the list with cash donations of 4.21 billion RMB, making up a quarter of ...

Frequency of scams raises questions about online fundraising

On the 7th of July, in China’s Southwestern city of Nanning, a mother posted a notice online stating that her daughter had been infected by the Zika virus, and that the family did not have money ...
Mercy Corps co-hosts Beijing forum on achieving UN sustainability goals

Mercy Corps co-hosts Beijing forum on achieving UN sustainability goals

The China NGO Network for International Exchanges and the American NGO Mercy Corps jointly hosted a ten day forum on “China’s role in global partnerships in achieving the UN sustainable development goals”, held in the ...

#MeToo campaign spreads from charity sector to wider society

The past week has been a disconcerting one for the Chinese nonprofit sector. After last Monday’s accusation of sexual assault against Lei Chuang, a well-known activist for the rights of hepatitis B carriers, many other ...
The 5th China-Africa People’s Forum held in Chengdu

The 5th China-Africa People’s Forum held in Chengdu

The 5th China-Africa People’s Forum was held in Chengdu on the 23-24 of July, jointly organized by the China NGO Network for International Exchanges and the government of Sichuan Province. Over 200 representatives from more than 30 ...
15 families with autistic children moving into new Shenzhen compound provokes protests

15 families with autistic children moving into new Shenzhen compound provokes protests

This is an abridged translation of the article written and published by 大米和小米 which can be found here.   On the 18th July, a few families preparing to view their newly allocated public rental housing were ...

Sexual harassment scandal rocks China’s charity sector

Lei Chuang, a well-known figure within the Chinese non-profit sector, was accused yesterday of sexual harassment, six months after publicly offering his suggestions on how to prevent sexual harassment in the wake of the #metoo campaign ...

Notice for Overseas NGOs on how to apply to have the Ministry of Civil Affairs as PSU (translated)

This notice was published by China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs in June 2018. What follows is CDB’s translation. Find the original here. Notice from the Ministry of Civil Affairs regarding “The work method for the ...

Chinese social organizations contributed 278.9 billion RMB to the economy in 2016

On August 16th, a conference presenting the results of the “Chinese Social Organization Economic Scale (N-GDP) Calculation” research project was held in Beijing. During the conference Ma Qingyu, a professor from the Chinese National School ...
Asia Dialogue publishes policy briefs on the effects of the Overseas NGO Law on European NGOs

Asia Dialogue publishes policy briefs on the effects of the Overseas NGO Law on European NGOs

Asia Dialogue, the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute, has published a series of “video policy briefs” looking at how the implementation of China’s Overseas NGO Law has affected NGOs from ...
UN World Population Day – China’s Ageing Population

UN World Population Day – China’s Ageing Population

Editor’s Note This is an abbreviated and adapted translation of a report published by the WeChat account of 尖椒部落 on the 11th of July 2018. You can find the original here.   The 11th of July ...