Africa’s land for China? China’s media for Africa? Should U.S. be concerned? Should anyone be?

There is this conventional wisdom that China sees Africa as “China’s second continent”[1] and is looking for opportunities to send their farmers in Africa to grow food on Africa’s land and send it back to China. Deborah Brautigam, the author of two books[2] examining this conception about China’s intentions in …

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Women Are Using Social Media: Bridging Personal and Public Through Sharing Chinese Women’s First-Hand Experiences of Abuse Against Them and Women’s Rights

The fourth World Conference on Women in 1995 held in Beijing is considered to be not only a huge step in bringing awareness to women’s issues and recognizing women’s rights as human rights on international scene[1][2]; the conference has created a strong inscentive for women rights and gender equality activist …

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