The empowerment of women in China and the Beijing Roller Derby

I was fortunate enough, during a recent visit to China, to be able to participate in a milestone event in the progression of the empowerment of women in China. UNWomen have developed a unique partnership with the Beijing Roller Derby, supporting a fast-growing sport which is becoming strongly aligned with gender equality and the empowerment of women, and taking place within weeks of the first legislation associated with domestic violence in the country.

Read my article 

Read my experience and reflections on the 2016 Beijing Roller Derby, and its contribution to gender equality in China, here.