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Tania Branigan

Tania Branigan

    Uphill battle for Chinese feminists
    Uphill battle for Chinese feminists
    Sexual discrimination is deeply entrenched in China, but a few brave women are fighting back.
    ?Tiananmen Square protests and crackdown - 25 years on
    ?Tiananmen Square protests and crackdown - 25 years on
    As Beijing seeks to quell discussion of the 1989 event, three protesters and an expert on politics discuss how the massacre has shaped today's China.
    Female graduate wins first gender bias lawsuit in China
    Female graduate wins first gender bias lawsuit in China
    A young women has been awarded a settlement of R55 000 in a Chinese court for workplace gender discrimination, but she still didn't get the job.
    China’s slow thaw on single mums
    China’s slow thaw on single mums
    In a country where unwed mothers have to pay a fine, attitudes are starting to liberalise.
    Sino-US talks nosedive over Japan
    Sino-US talks nosedive over Japan
    Economic co-operation meeting fizzles as air space dispute dominates Biden’s trip to China.
    Cloudfunding: R325m to make it rain in China
    Cloudfunding: R325m to make it rain in China
    China is spending almost R325-million to trigger rain artificially, which will help farmers whose crops are suffering in scorching summer weather.
    Swift trial expected for China's Bo Xilai
    Swift trial expected for China's Bo Xilai
    The popular politician's hearing will likely last only a few hours and have a predictable result.
    China throws the book at Bo Xilai
    China throws the book at Bo Xilai
    The disgraced politician 'took advantage of the privileges of his office to gain benefits for others'.
    Jia Zhangke: I’ll break China’s silence
    Jia Zhangke: I’ll break China’s silence
    Jia Zhangke challenges his compatriots’ deeply ingrained reluctance to speak about injustice and uses his films to ­feature them.
    Long division pares down Korean dream
    Long division pares down Korean dream
    Younger South Koreans worry that merging the North and South could crush their successful society.
    Long division pares down dream of a unified Korea
    Long division pares down dream of a unified Korea
    Younger South Koreans worry that merging the countries would crush their successful society.