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July 26, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Feminist Voices in China: From #MeToo to Censorship

Though Mao Zedong once famously claimed that “women hold up half the sky,” under Xi Jinping, women have little space to express dissenting opinions and even less for organized action. In 2015, the Ch…

Podcast A police officer talks to men in a street in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, March 24, 2017.

July 18, 2016

Japan
Natsuo Yamaguchi: Will the Japanese Change Their Constitution?

This blog post is part of a series entitled Will the Japanese Change Their Constitution?, in which leading experts discuss the prospects for revising Japan’s postwar constitution.  Natsuo Yamaguch…

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November 23, 2015

Religion
The Moral and Political Dimensions of Climate Change

Religious scholars and leaders discuss international efforts to address climate change, including faith-based approaches to environmental justice.

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April 18, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of April 18, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. South Korean passenger ferry capsizes. A South Korean ferry,…

A Buddhist monk prays for the missing passengers on the South Korean ferry, Sewol on April 18, 2014. The ferry had been en route to Jeju, a holiday island off South Korea’s southern coast, when it sent a distress signal on April16 (Issei Kato/Courtesy: Reuters).

April 14, 2011

Japan
Japan's Great Earthquake: Societal Resilience and Determination to Reconstruct

Masaaki Shirakawa, governor of the Bank of Japan, discusses the effects the March earthquake, tsunami, and events surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant had on the Japanese economy, as…

September 22, 2004

China
Congressional Testimony: China's Environmental Challenges

Statement of Elizabeth C. EconomyC.V. Starr senior fellow and director, Asia studies, Council on Foreign RelationsSubcommittee on Asia and the PacificHouse International Affairs Committee Septe…