Bring Me Hope and another three overseas NGOs receive their registration certificates

Bring Me Hope and another three overseas NGOs receive their registration certificates

Four overseas NGOs picked up their registration certificates in different parts of China over the last few days. Two American organizations, Bring Me Hope and the Sino-American Friendship Association, had their representative offices registered in ...

China’s Minister of Education announces reforms to ensure migrant children’s access to education

On the 28th of August, the Minister of Education Chen Baosheng reported to the fifth session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee concerning the topics of educational equality and the integration of urban and rural compulsory ...
The left-behind and migrant children of China: 2017 statistics

The left-behind and migrant children of China: 2017 statistics

Editor’s Note This article was originally published by Cityobserve (城市化观察网) on the 16th of August 2018. Below is CDB’s translation. The article makes use of the term 随迁子女, which we have translated as “taken-along children”, rather ...

Rehabilitation and relief system for disabled children to be launched nationwide

Currently there are 1,678,000 disabled children under six years old in China, and every year there are 200,000 new disabled children. It is important to diagnose illnesses and disabilities in children as early as possible in ...

First healthcare protection plan for China’s online writers comes into being

According to the “Blue Book of 2017 China’s Online Literature”, released by the Chinese Writers’ Association, by December 2017 the number of writers contracted by Chinese literary websites was about 680,000, and the number of ...
Photos from Save the Children's inclusive education program in Yunnan go on display

Photos from Save the Children’s inclusive education program in Yunnan go on display

At the end of August, a selection of photography pieces were put on display in the lobby of a shopping mall in Yizhuang, Beijing. The photos contain people, animals and landscapes. The artists who took ...

Experimental volunteering program for high school students takes place in Beijing

The Charity Times recently interviewed Guo Xinbao, director of the China Soong Chingling Youth Technology and Cultural Exchange Center (中国宋庆龄青少年科技文化交流中心), who introduced an experimental volunteer activity carried out by his center that can shed light on the ...
National transgender hotline launched in China

National transgender hotline launched in China

In 2015 the Beijing LGBT Center launched a hotline specifically for transgender issues, and since then they have aided over 1000 callers. Following this, in August 2018 the National Transgender Hotline was officially launched as a collaborative ...

Law professors respond to the “Social Organization Regulations” draft

In the beginning of August, the Ministry of Civil Affairs published the “Regulations for the registration management of social organizations (draft to solicit feedback)” (abbreviated as the “Social Organization Regulations”). The new regulations represent the ...
Founder of Serve for China Qin Yuefei accused of wrongdoing

Founder of Serve for China Qin Yuefei accused of wrongdoing

Qin Yuefei, representative of the local People’s Congress for Hunan province and founder of the non-profit “Serve for China” (黑土麦田公益), has recently faced accusations of multiple counts of ambiguous financial activities and lack of personal and ...

Renowned social worker latest to be hit by #MeToo accusations

On the morning of August 10th, Liu Li and Xiao Xing (pseudonyms) went to the petition reception office of a court hall in Chengdu. They wanted to sue Liu Meng, the chairman of the ONE ...

The new draft on the registration of social organisations: 15 points of note

Editor’s Note This is an abridged and adapted translation of an article originally appearing in the Charity Times on the 6ht of August 2018. You can see the original here. On the evening of the 3rd August, ...

New certification for social enterprises announced

On the 11th of August, the Beijing Social Enterprise Certification Method was announced at the Forum for Chinese Social Enterprises. The release of this “method” marks the standard criteria that all social enterprises in Beijing can ...
Online public fundraising platforms raised nearly 1 billion RMB in the first half of 2018

Online public fundraising platforms raised nearly 1 billion RMB in the first half of 2018

Since 2016, the Ministry of Civil Affairs has been endeavoring to regularize online fundraising. This month, the first 11 online public fundraising platforms officially designated by the ministry for charity organizations to fundraise went through a ...

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 ...