Claim linking sex equity education in Taiwan with STDs refuted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has debunked an infographic made by an anti-homosexuality group, asserting that sexual equity education at school and same-sex marriage h...

Malaysian director seeks to raise awareness of LGBT issues

When a society fails to pay attention to a tragedy it is more likely such tragedies will be repeated. It was that idea that inspired Malaysian director Lim Kean-hian (林峻賢) when he decided to focus ...

Taiwan government urged to foster gender equality in schools

A legislator and several civic groups called on the government Sunday work harder toward achieving gender equality in schools, at an event to mark the 15th anniversary of a law to raise gender awarene...

Sex offenses by teachers in Taiwan rise eightfold in 10 years: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has seen an eightfold increase in cases of sexual assault committed by teachers in the nation's schools, while sexual harassment cases have risen by 16 times over th...

Taiwan Education Minister: gender equality education will continue in schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Education Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) reiterated today (Nov. 26) that the passage of referendum 11 (Do you agree that the Ministry of Education and individual schools sh...

Taiwan to hold 7 referendums during Nov. local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is set to hold seven referendums on a range of social and economic issues at the upcoming local and regional elections on Nov. 24, after a meeting by the Central El...

Taiwan leads way in advancing gender equality in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan’s central and local governments are making significant progress in implementing legislation, mechanisms and programs safeguarding women’s rights across the ...

Fu Jen apologizes for mishandling of rape case

Fu Jen Catholic University President Chiang Han-sun offered an apology in a statement issued Sunday over the school's handling of a rape case, saying that as the president, he was duty bound to expres...