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Waterdrop pilots service charge for fundraising projects

Waterdrop, one of China’s most popular online fundraising platforms, announced early this year that the platform will add a 3 percent service charge (no more than 5,000 yuan) for a single fundraising project on a pilot basis in some selected…

Chinese energy firms face increased litigation risk abroad

In recent decades, public interest lawsuits have significantly promoted the global governance of climate change in Western countries. According to statistics from the Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), 1,841 climate change lawsuits had been filed around the…

Report shows growing importance of CSR

Launched by GIZ, Syn Tao and China Credit Information Service (CCIS) in 2006, CCM CSR Promotion Center (CCM) was one of the first platforms designed to foster the private sector’s fulfillment of social responsibility. Since 2014, the Center has carried…

New research sheds light on migrant mothers

Beijing Social Work Development Center for Facilitators (the Facilitators), established in 2003, is one of the first professional social work organizations in China to provide services for migrant workers. In 2016, the Facilitators started to focus on the health of…

9 trends from China’s 2022 Government Work Report

China’s 2022 Government Work Report, released earlier this month, proposes to develop social work and support the healthy development of social organizations, humanitarian aid, volunteer services, and public welfare. Meanwhile, new requirements have been put forward in many fields such…

Empowering rural women: report details challenges

To raise awareness and better understand the needs and challenges surrounding the economic empowerment of women in rural China — and to support women in improving their living conditions, YouChange China Social Entrepreneur Foundation and Tsinghua University’s Philanthropy and NGO…

Women more concerned about child abuse, report finds

Over 70 percent of the 8,288 people surveyed have expressed concern about child abuse, according to a recent annual report by Girls’ Protection. 81.6 percent of those surveyed were women, most of whom had children. Since its launch in 2013…

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Chinese NGO steps in to help protect Afghan heritage

On March 9, Peaceland Foundation launched the Action to Protect Afghanistan’s World Cultural Heritage. The organization intends to carry out regular inspections of the archaeological remains located in the Bamiyan Valley and at Jam Minaret, which are both listed as…

Two sessions: government encourages development of social organizations

The National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), referred to as the Two Sessions, are China’s most important annual political event, during which, the State Council presents an annual report to be deliberated over by…

Report details extent of child sexual abuse

In China, 223 cases of sexual assault against children (under 18 years old) involving 569 victims — the youngest being just two years old — were reported by the media in 2021, according to the Investigation Report on Child Sexual…

Government encourages NGOs to help with rural revitalization

On March 1, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the National Rural Revitalization Bureau jointly issued the Notice on Mobilizing and Guiding Social Organizations to Participate in Rural Revitalization Work. Previously, the Notice on Extensively Guiding and Mobilizing Social Organizations…

Domestic violence: new guidelines released for social workers

Residents’ committees, social work agencies and other related institutions will have to report incidents of domestic violence to the police according to the “Opinions on Strengthening the Implementation of Personal Safety Protection Order System” published on March 5. The opinions,…

A good idea? Community trusts as a fundraising model

Community trusts are a model mainly used by non-profit organizations to raise funds from the public and distribute money to other organizations for project implementation. The model originated from the British Community Chest movement in the 19th century, flourished in…

How can big donors help higher education?

The first report on large donations to higher education providers in China, The 2021 Report on Major Gifts Received by University Foundations in China, was officially released in Beijing last month. “From a global perspective, large donations are an important…