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China’s #MeToo movement


Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai’s recent allegations that she was sexually assaulted by a former vice premier, has shone an international spotlight on the #MeToo movement in China.

One of China’s first high profile cases involved a young woman, Xianzi, alleging sexual harassment against a famous Chinese state TV host, which sent shockwaves around the country.

Jane Lee speaks to the Guardian’s Taiwan correspondent Helen Davidson and activists Xianzi and Lu Pin about feminists’ ongoing struggle to overcome China’s state censors and closed courts


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