China's internet censors silence an outspoken, liberal professor who called for constitutional government and linked patriotism to freedom and democracy.
Leta Hong Fincher, author of 'Betraying Big Brother,' talks to RFA's Mandarin Service about China's nascent feminist movement.
The US-based wife of disappeared rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng says his family still don't know where he is, one year after his most recent 'disappearance.'
Prominent feminist Xiong Jing talks about the spread of the #MeToo campaign among Chinese women.
Munzire, wife of missing Uyghur student Elyasjan Rahman, discusses his detention in Egypt and its effect on her family.
Li Wenzu, wife of 'disappeared' rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, walks from Beijing to Tianjin 'in search' of her husband.
Li Wenzu, wife of disappeared human rights attorney Wang Quanzhang, says the family will continue to press for him to see a lawyer, in
spite of zero response from the authorities so far.
The wife of a jailed Chinese dissident speaks to RFA for the first time since her 'covert' escape from threats and intimidation back home.
U.S.-based women's rights activist Zhang Qing talks about the stark lack of female faces at the highest level of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
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 wife of a Uyghur student who went missing in Egypt says China may have ordered his deportation.
Ding Zilin is being kept in for observation after a regular check-up for a longstanding condition.
Twenty years after the Hong Kong handover, a former colonial second-in-command shares her outlook for the future of the city.
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.
Women's rights activists say unmarried women face insurmountable obstacles to having children under current government policy.