Anti-discrimination, Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights

Gender and Human Rights Teaching

Together with the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law, RWI works to strengthen gender and human rights teaching at Chinese universities. Teachers from more than fifty different universities have participated in gender and human rights teaching capacity trainings organised in 2017-2020, many of whom are now teaching the topic at their respective universities.

gender workshop chinaParticipants at Workshop on Gender and Human Rights Teaching, Beijing 2018. 

 

Workshop on gender and human rights teaching, Bangkok 2017.

 

 

Workshop on Gender and Human Rights Teaching, Beijing 2018. From Left to right: Professor Liu Xiaonan, Chinese University of Political Science and Law, Professor Bai Guimei, Peking University, and RWI China Director Malin Oud. 

 

 

Gender and HR textbook

Publications and Support

In 2020, we published the first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights. Co-authored by a group of Chinese academics and practitioners, the textbook is available for purchase in online book stores in China. Available here. 

In addition, the publication Anti-Discrimination Law Review is published at Social Sciences Academic Press China aiming to provide a publication platform for academics and practitioners to present empirical research on gender, LGBT, disability and other relevant topics. Available here. 

Since 2019, RWI supports an Annual Conference on Anti-discrimination Research and Human Rights Education organised by the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law. Gathering experts representing academia, government, civil society and the media, the conference covers the latest developments of anti-discrimination research, cases and litigation in China and aims to stimulate academic research and enhance cooperation on anti-discrimination issues in China.

Annual conference on anti-discrimination research and human rights education, Beijing 2019

What’s new in 2021?

In 2021, RWI and the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law are launching a publication marking the 25th anniversary of the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995. Co-authored by a group of Chinese academics and practitioners the book covers the twelve critical areas of concern stated in the Beijing Platform for Action. A selection of the chapters will be translated and published in English with contributions also by a number of international experts.

Experts in RWIs academic network in China are also contributing to a multi-country study on the Covid-19 pandemic’s gendered impacts on human rights which will be launched in 2021.

Workshop on Gender and Human Rights Teaching, Beijing 2018.

 

Read more about our other intiatives

Human Rights Education and Master Programme

Rights of Persons with Disabilities 

Global China: Business Human Rights and the Environment 

Fair and Efficient Justice