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Original feature articles on the leading people and organizations in China’s NGO sector.

Shopping festivals and the environment: is China on the right track?

Created by JD.com in 2003, the “6.18” Shopping Festival has since become a Chinese national phenomenon. While newer e-commerce platforms such as Kuaishou and Douyin are growing in popularity[1], Alibaba’s Tmall and JD.com remain the top two players. The festival…

Government, NGOs work to ease China’s water problems

On April 13, Japan announced its decision to release treated wastewater from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the ocean, following the tsunami which caused the meltdown of three nuclear reactors in March 2011. Since then, over 1.25 million…

Gender equality is about women and men, young and old: Zhang Jun (Part I)

Gender-related issues have rarely stayed out of the spotlight and they are addressed with varying characteristics in different countries. Globally, according to OCHA[1] and reports from the Guardian[2], the mindset towards gender-related issues has evolved from considering them as only…

Beijing has good foundation to become a child-friendly city: Li Ping

Beijing may soon become one of the country’s emerging child-friendly cities, shared Li Ping, director of the Beijing Boyuantuozhi Child Development Centre (referred as Boyuantuozhi below). The plan is part of China’s engagement with the Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI).…

Going abroad and beyond: Wu Peng shares lessons in alleviating poverty

Editor’s Note: China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation Director of International Development Wu Peng has experience going abroad and delivering development results. As the world is still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic and conditions threaten to slide back progress made in…