The daughter of a long-term petitioner says her father now faces jail over a long-running campaign for justice for a murdered son.
The wives of detained lawyers and activists say they have no way of finding out how their husbands are, and yet must remain the focal point for attempts to secure their release.
Jin Bianling, the rights lawyer's U.S.-based wife, calls for a probe into the allegations and the release of Jiang's father and sister.
Xie Yang's wife Chen Guiqiu talks to RFA about her fears for her husband and her hopes for a new future with the couple's children.
Li Aijie, wife of jailed Xinjiang rights activist Zhang Haitao, describes a recent visit to her husband in a remote Xinjiang jail.
Ethnic Mongolian women speak out about the illegal takeover of vast tracts of fragile grassland and forest ecosystems by Chinese companies with the collusion of local officials.
China's 'stability maintenance' regime is particularly tough on women seeking redress from state.
A woman who successfully sued a prospective employer for gender discrimination has yet to receive her official apology as ordered by the court.
Li Biyun details a litany of abuse of power by local authorities after she tried to fight for the rights of ordinary people.
The two women say they are thankful for the help they receive from supporters.
Two Chinese women say their lives as petitioners pursuing long-running complaints against the government mean routine violation of their rights.
Li Tie's daughter and Chen Xi's wife say the authorities control all of the dissidents' interactions closely.
Local officials are trying to force her to move of her own accord by cutting off her heating and electricity in sub-zero temperatures.
The government offers free IUD removal to some women, but many more will have to pay or face medical complications.
Writer Tsering Woeser interviews a Tibetan woman and former Red Guard about her memories of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976).
Battling ill-health, exiled Chinese doctor and AIDS whistleblower Gao Yaojie criticizes corruption in China, says she wants a simple death.