September 15, 2021
Beijing Court Rules Against Woman in China #MeToo Case
By Huizhong Wu and Sam McNeil
After three years of waiting, Zhou Xiaoxuan lost her case against a CCTV host accused of harassing her.
August 09, 2021
Alibaba Fires Manager Over Suspected Sexual Assault
By Associated Press
Close on the heels of the Kris Wu scandal, charges of sexual assault and harassment at Alibaba emerged.
August 06, 2021
How Do Sexual Harassment Claims Fare in China’s Courts?
By Darius Longarino, Yixin (Claire) Ren, and Changhao Wei
Without changes to how courts handle sexual harassment claims, the law is likely to continue to work in alleged harassers’ favor.
March 09, 2021
Are China’s Companies Taking Action on Sexual Harassment?
By Darius Longarino, Yixin (Claire) Ren, Angela (Lulu) Zhang, and Darius Longarino, Yixin Ren, and Angela Zhang
China’s Civil Code required firms to set up sexual harassment prevention and response policies. But on the ground, the impacts remain limited.
December 12, 2020
#MeToo Reckoning Continues in China and Hong Kong
By Jessie Lau
As China held a hearing on a #MeToo icon’s case, Hong Kong was grappling with its biggest sexual harassment scandal yet.
December 04, 2020
Will China’s Civil Code Finally Get Companies to Take Fighting Sexual Harassment Seriously?
By Darius Longarino
The implementation of the new code will determine whether it can truly turn the tide against sexual harassment.
December 02, 2020
China #MeToo Case Heads to Court After 2-Year Delay
By Associated Press
Zhou Xiaoxuan’s case highlights the growing willingness of Chinese women to speak up about sexual harassment despite official resistance and censorship.
September 01, 2018
Interview: Leta Hong Fincher
By Shannon Tiezzi
“We are witnessing an extraordinary moment in modern Chinese history… Growing numbers of women are angry about the misogyny and injustice in their lives.”
July 31, 2018
China’s Sudden #MeToo Movement
By Mu Chunshan
In the past week, accusations of sexual harassment and assault have exploded on Chinese social media.