An Emerging Civil Society: The Impact of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake on Grassroots Civic Associations in China
Drawing on survey data and interviews with NGOs involved with the Sichuan earthquake response and reconstruction, this article argues that the earthquake provided an important catalyst for a previously quiescent NGO community.
The China Women’s Network against AIDS: Between Donors and the Grassroots
This article provides a fascinating, in-depth study of the Women’s Network against AIDS (WNAC). WNAC has 21 organisational members, although most of these can be better characterised as peer support groups rather than NGOs.
A Roundtable Discussion on Rural Library Projects
Rural library projects are a standard undertaking in the education sector. Some of these projects began operating long ago, while new organizations have entered the scene. In the span of just a few short years these projects have undergone some important changes
A History of Lesbians Organizing in China
his article shows how far lesbian organizing has come in China over a short period of time, with lesbians coming together in physical and virtual venues, holding salons and conferences and forming networks with domestic and international LGBT groups.
The Collective Voice of NGOs Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
This article showcases some important trends in the grassroots NGO sector in China. One is the growth of networks among NGOs serving people with disabilities