University of Southern California

USC Global Conference

Global Challenges for Humanity
Seoul, Korea
May 23-25, 2013

Meng Liu

Meng LiuMeng Liu is the vice president of China Women’s University, responsible for academic affairs. She is the vice president of the Association of Social Work Education in China, the general secretary of the National Committee of Women’s Education in China, and board member of the China Society of Sociology and China Association of Family Education. She also serves as a member of the editorial board for Critical Social Policy and Journal of China Social Work Research.

Liu has been an invited speaker on gender issues for many international organizations including the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and The World Bank, among others. Her research interests are mainly in gender studies, including the following topics as they affect women: family violence, suicide, aging, and migrant issues. Her work in China on family violence—a sensitive and significant issue of violation of women’s human rights—is acknowledged as pioneering, and she has published articles in English and Chinese to raise the public attention to this area.


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