Gender Equality is a principle enshrined in China’s constitution, but to what extent is it implemented in divorce cases? This paper explores this question from three aspects of divorce law practice in Chinese courts: whether a divorce is granted, who gets the custody, and how the matrimonial property is divided. It argues in many ways gender inequality is entrenched and reproduced.
We look forward to welcoming you on July 3-5, 2023 for our Annual Conference entitled "Islands and Ocean: Public Law in a Plural World." The conference will take place at the Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand. We will be announcing more details about the conference soon, including financial support to early career and global south scholars!