As China censors homegrown feminism, a feminist scholar from Japan is a bestseller


Books by Japanese scholar Chizuko Ueno at a bookstore in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023. "Misogyny" and "Starting from the Limit" are at the center.

A 75-year-old Japanese feminist scholar who’s not married and does not have children is an unlikely celebrity on China’s tightly censored internet.

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