Mulan is under pressure to bow down to the society’s norm of bringing honor to the father by finding a good match for a husband. In traditional China, that was the best way of a woman honoring her father. She tries to fight within herself of what the society wants and what she is. She looks at herself in the...
Culture and religious positions have been the significant setbacks in place of women towards the development of their capacity in most Asian countries in the past. It's still a concern in some countries like Malaysia and Japan. However, the narrative is taking a different dimension with South Korea having elected the First woman President in China, is a big step...
Zhang Ziyi Before director Zhang Yimou landed on Zhang Ziyi, she had been in the art of dancing. Yimou cast her in a romantic drama film "The Road Home" in 1999 which made her famous in Hollywood. The fame earned her more roles in other films like Ang Lee's American film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and Rush hour 2 which...
Hyolyn (Former SISTAR) Hyolyn used to be a member of the SISTAR group. She is a talented girl with strong vocal skills and excellent in live performance and dancing. She was nicknamed the Korean “Beyonce.” This gorgeous multi-talented star has performed on different OST’s such as My Love from the Star, Master’s Sun, and Frozen. IU IU started singing at a tender...
Female leaders have emerged and actually dominated areas that were previously purely dominated by men. Examples of such female leaders in Asia include:  Liu Yadong She is a recognized political figure in China. She is a daughter of a former Shanghai’s top official. Liu been nominated to be part of the vice premiers in China. Her role has had a...

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Feminism, a fairly Western term, is not widely understood or accepted within the context of Asian women. You have found yourself at the definitive hub of Modern Asian Feminism, exploring, introducing, and assessing a wide range of feminist topics in modern history, ranging from Comfort Women in World War 2 to the Female Gender Role in Korean Society (and everywhere between).

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