Report Released on Child Sexual Abuse in 2017

Report Released on Child Sexual Abuse in 2017

A report on child sexual abuse in 2017 has been released by the Girls Protection Fund of the China Foundation of Culture and Arts for Children. The statistics were gathered from media reports based on ...
Prime minister's annual work report sets poverty alleviation and environmental goals

Prime minister’s annual work report sets poverty alleviation and environmental goals

As in previous years, premier Li Keqiang delivered a government work report to the opening session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People on March 5. During the session, the ...

Official statistics released on the development of the social work industry in 2017

A circular published by the Ministry of Civil Affairs in mid-February summarized the development of the social work sector in 2017 with detailed figures. By the end of 2017, 312,089 social work posts had been created ...
Couleurs de Chine and another two overseas NGOs register in Southern China

Couleurs de Chine and another two overseas NGOs register in Southern China

Three overseas NGOs have recently picked up their registration certificates in different areas of Southern China. The most well known of the three is the French organization Couleurs de Chine, which registered its office in Guanxi province. ...
United Family's charitable foundation officially registers

United Family’s charitable foundation officially registers

The United Foundation for China’s Health has successfully passed the Ministry of Civil Affairs’ approval process, thus becoming a legally registered Chinese non-public fundraising foundation. The charitable foundation was initiated by the United Family Healthcare Group ...
Temple fair uses creative tickets to help find missing children

Temple fair uses creative tickets to help find missing children

A temple fair in Henan province, northern China, has recently put itself in the spotlight by putting the photos and information of lost children on the back of its tickets. Visitors to the fair were ...

Average wage of social workers in Shenzhen expected to increase

Bureau of Civil Affairs in Shenzhen released on last Thursday a policy draft on social work to solicit public opinions. Titled “Several Measures for Facilitating the Development of Social Work (Consultation Paper)” , the draft ...
Blogger detained for posting fake photos of rare animals being prepared for dinner

Blogger detained for posting fake photos of rare animals being prepared for dinner

A blogger in China recently received five days of detention for posting photoshopped pictures of butchered exotic animals waiting to be cooked on the eve of the Lunar New Year. Going by the nickname 一车当先cars on Weibo, the Chinese ...
Single woman writes to NPC deputies asking for the right to freeze her eggs

Single woman writes to NPC deputies asking for the right to freeze her eggs

A 29 year old single woman named Zhan Yingying has sent letters to 64 National People’s Congress deputies from Jilin province, urging them to propose a motion to allow Chinese single women to make use of ...
China’s first employment discrimination case involving transgender man ends with signs of progress

China’s first employment discrimination case involving transgender man ends with signs of progress

Mr. C (centre), expert witness He Xia (right) and lawyer Qiu Hengyu (left) in front of the Guiyang Intermediate People’s Court. (Courtesy of Common Language) An appeals court in China’s southwestern city of Guiyang has maintained ...
Yunnan hospital taken to task for recruitment ad discriminating against women

Yunnan hospital taken to task for recruitment ad discriminating against women

A recent case in Yunnan has provided an encouraging example of an institution being taken to task by bloggers over the use of sexist language in recruitment ads, and providing a quick and satisfying response ...

Official statistics show how last year’s lottery revenue was spent

Official statistics for 2017 have revealed that the annual revenue from lottery sales in China exceeded 400 billion yuan for the first time, a sum equivalent to the annual fiscal revenue of Beijing. In an interview ...
Entrepreneur donates nearly 10 billion yuan for wildlife conservation

Entrepreneur donates nearly 10 billion yuan for wildlife conservation

On the 19th of January, the official Instagram account of US sitcom the Ellen Show uploaded a video on Instagram, entitled “this Chinese woman is donating 1.5 billion dollars to save endangered animals.” The video got ...

Fundraising drive for burnt baby ignites discussion over charity’s management fees

A debate over a charity’s management fees has been ignited by the case of Hanghang, a 6-month-old baby from Anhui province. On the 26th of January, Hanghang was unfortunately badly burnt by a small electric heater. ...

Tianjin PSB organises event to answer the questions of overseas NGOs

Last week the office of ONGO management of the Tianjin Municipal Public Security Bureau held a “Service Day” event aimed at the representatives of ONGOs. The activity was attended by the chief representatives of the ...

New regulation adopted on social organizations’ credit information management

On the 24th of January, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced that the Regulation on Social Organisation Credit Information Management (《社会组织信用信息管理办法》) was adopted on the 12th of January in a departmental meeting, and will come ...

First urban philanthropy assessment system to be established in Shenzhen

Fang Tao, a member of the Standing Committee of the Shenzhen Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and executive vice-president of the Shenzhen Charity Federation, presented a proposal to build a comprehensive ...
Fundraising platform Fun in Funding releases its white paper at ceremony

Fundraising platform Fun in Funding releases its white paper at ceremony

The fundraising platform Fun in Funding (轻松筹) hosted a philanthropic ceremony in Beijing on the 23rd of January, working alongside two media agencies, ELLE and Sina Charity. Charities including the Chinese Red Cross Foundation, the ...