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To mark the International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) would like to point to our Chinese partners important work towards gender equality in China. Raising awareness about domestic violence in China, contributing to better education on gender and human rights in Chinese universities and publication of the first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights are some of the achievements our Chinese partners have made with the support of the NCHR.
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This weekend, the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) held a NCHR supported workshop on gender equality and human rights for 23 Chinese university teachers in Shenzhen, China. The aim of the workshop was to inspire more Chinese university teachers to include gender equality in their teaching activities.
A new textbook on gender and human rights issues was recently published in China. The book is the first of its kind and was written by a group of Chinese researchers and civil society representatives with special knowledge about gender equality and human rights issues.
A new NCHR supported Chinese book about Business and Human Rights in the UN System was launched in Beijing on 16 December.
Invited by the Institute for Human Rights at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Special Adviser Petter Wille from the National Human Rights Institution in Norway visited Beijing 8-13 July.
The NCHR has supported the publication of three Chinese books about how to counter domestic violence against children, against women and against the elderly. The books were launched on July 13 with a seminar about the implementation of the Chinese anti-domestic violence law.
The NCHR hosted a panel on Legal Education for Equality in China during the International Conference of the Nordic Association for China Studies (NACS) in Bergen last week.
Professor Bård Anders Andreassen from the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights visited several universities in China for a lecturing tour on Business and Human Rights 23-30 May.
The theme for the International Women’s Day this year is ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’ with focus on innovative ways to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The first handbook in the NCHR supported series about the implementation of the anti-domestic violence law in China is now published.
The NCHR was invited by Renmin University Law School in Beijing to discuss and give lectures about police investigations and Investigative Interviewing methods recently.
In March 2018 Dr. Si Li started the first undergraduate course on gender and human rights at Guangzhou University after participating in teacher training seminars under the auspice of NCHR partners RWI and CUPL.
Last week, NCHR guest researcher Dr. Si Li, held a seminar presenting her analysis of the legal rights of LGBTI people in China.
In September 2018, NCHR guest lecturer Dr. River Kate Hustad was invited by several universities in Beijing and Shanghai.
The second teacher training lecture series on Gender and Human Rights Education took place in Shanghai in the end of September. The aim is to facilitate so that more universities in China are able to offer courses on human rights issues related to gender inequality.
More than 60 young Chinese and international PhD and master students participated in the seminar series 2-7 July on UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Beijing.
Chinese scholars visit Oslo to learn from Norwegian experiences and discuss gender equality and human rights.
Thirteen scholars and academics from China, Cuba, Indonesia, Iran, Norway and Vietnam attended the II training on UN Human Rights Mechanisms 14-18 May.
22 Chinese university lecturers gathered in Beijing for the Capacity Building Workshop on Gender and Human Rights 11-13 May.
This week, the NCHR held a workshop on Gender equality and Human Rights for Chinese University professors in Shanghai.
On 8 November 2017, the International Department organized a seminar on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the New Law of Management of Foreign NGOs in China with the guest researchers Lulu Zhou and Chi He.
The International Department at the NCHR hosted a seminar with guest researcher Yifeng Chen, Associate Professor at Peking University Law School and Special Adviser Wei Chen from the Economic and Social Affairs Department at the Norwegian Confederation on Trade Unions (LO).
On 22 August the Norwegian Center for Human Rights hosted a seminar on the legal protection and policy development against domestic violence for women, children, and the elderly, focusing on the new anti-domestic violence law in China.