The history of women and gender in Taiwan
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- Taiwanese Women's Rights—Call
- From the Awakening Foundation in Taipei, Taiwan. 15
March 1995. Taiwan's first and oldest feminist NGO
has submitted a revision to the Book of Family of the 1920
Taiwanese Civil Codes.
- The Death of a Leading Feminist Advocate:
The Cry for a Secure Society for Women
- From Taiwan Women, 10 December 1996. Taiwan
Women Camp Committee. 10 December 1996. Brutal rape and murder of
Winnie Wan-ru Pong, the director of Department for Women
Development in Democratic Progressive Party and
Taiwan's leading feminist activist.
- A good woman is not hard to find
- By Hsu Chia-ching, Taipei Times, Wednesday
8 March 2000. In recent years, we in the women's
movement have realized that one big issue is the dearth of
women in leadership positions, especially in political
life. A list of my favorite candidates for all the major
ministries and councils of the Executive Yuan.
- Recession drives Taiwanese men to change
- The Straits Times, 30 December 2000. A
deepening recession and shrinking job market have
strengthened the conviction of many Taiwanese men with
transsexual leanings to resort to sex change as a way out
of their economic problems. In general, it is hard for
effeminate men in Taiwan to find satisfactory
- For the woman who wants to be in control:
Fancy a ‘pet man’?
- AFP, The Straits Times, Monday 26 February
2001. A Taiwanese Internet game reduces men to virtual
pets, and both men and women find breaking free of
traditional gender roles appealing.