The government offers free IUD removal to some women, but many more will have to pay or face medical complications.
Women's rights activists say unmarried women face insurmountable obstacles to having children under current government policy.
The mother of popular blogger 'Mother Mushroom' appeals for attention to her daughter's detention by Vietnam's one-party state.
The daughter of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti speaks out in support of her father after he wins a prestigious award.
A woman deprived of her land rights after marriage in China's Zhejiang province sues her local government, and wins.
The sister of jailed veteran democracy activist Zhu Yufu says he shouldn't be left to die in a Communist Party jail.
Dire economic conditions drive men and women into China where many fall prey to human traffickers.
A campaigner for gender equality describes the difficulties faced by China's women as they graduate from the country's universities and start looking for work.
The wife of tortured rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng speaks about the emotional scars left by his torture.
The 77-year-old grandmother was protesting the forced demolition of her family home in the eastern city of Wuxi.
The sister of prominent rights activist Guo Feixiong says the family don't know exactly where he is.
Controversial dancers are often women who suffered through repeated Mao-era calamities in their youth.
A former teacher who pursued an assault complaint over three decades speaks about the long and weary journey of a Chinese petitioner.
Wife of Guo Feixiong tells Communist Party in open letter that her husband has been jailed on trumped-up charges.
Eviction activist Ni Yulan has been told to leave her home for the second time in less than a year.
Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou carry out a post-mortem on an activist who died in detention, without family consent.
Miss Canada Anastasia Lin says she is the only contestant not to receive an official invitation to China for the Miss World pageant.