/A rape allegation at Chinas Alibaba spurs furor over sexual assault, binge drinking – The Washington Post

A rape allegation at Chinas Alibaba spurs furor over sexual assault, binge drinking – The Washington Post


Sexual assault survivors have long been stigmatized in China, though since the #MeToo movement that swept the globe in 2017, more have been stepping forward with their stories. In recent years, a young intern, Zhou Xiaoxuan, captured national attention for suing a state television celebrity over alleged sexual harassment, demanding a public apology and damages. The host, Zhu Jun, denied wrongdoing. Court hearings for the landmark case, however, have been delayed multiple times, a sign of the challenges to seeking redress after going public.

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