Country: China

Spring Buds

After both her parents had died, Fangfang’s grandmother worked tirelessly collecting scrap metal to earn cash to send her granddaughter to school. Poverty almost forced Fangfang to quit after primary school, but support from the Spring Bud project aimed at

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CIS, Central and East Asia, Snapshots of Change

I Won’t Hide

Shuqing Xia and her husband inadvertently contracted HIV through blood donations in the early 1990s. Initially stigmatised and shunned by her local community, Xia is now a champion for the rights of HIV/AIDS sufferers in China, calling for respect, compassion

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CIS, Central and East Asia, Snapshots of Change

Geng Liufen’s New World

Geng Liufen met her husband in the large city of Kunming. But when she accompanied him back to his remote home village of Zuji for the spring festival, Liufen had a major culture shock. Uneducated and with no access to

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CIS, Central and East Asia, Why Women Count

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