Keyword: Sexual Harassment

Report: over 80% of female journalists have been sexually harassed in the workplace

Jointly published by the Guangzhou Gender Education Center, the verified media account ATSH (Anti-Sexual Harassment), and the China Women’s Film Festival, a recent survey of female journalists’ experience of sexual harassment in the workplace discloses that more than 80% of the respondents have been sexually harassed to varying degrees, and only 3.2% have chosen to report the fact. More than 80% of respondents suffered from sexual harassment in the workplace Questionnaires were sent out to 1762 female journalists, and 416 valid questionnaires were returned. 83.7% of those polled reported that they had been sexually harassed in different ways. 42.4% of the reporters claimed to have suffered from sexual harassment more than …read more

University professor suspended over sexual misconduct allegations

University professor suspended over sexual misconduct allegations

A professor at Beihang University has been suspended over allegations of sexual misconduct against several female students. On the first day of the new year Luo Xixi, a former Ph.D student at Beihang University from 2004 to 2011 who currently lives in the US, posted an article on Weibo claiming that she and at least five other girls were sexually harassed by her deputy supervisor Chen Xiaowu, a renowned professor and Cheung Kong Scholar. In the post, Luo said that Chen took her to his sister’s apartment on an afternoon twelve years ago, under the pretext of tending to the flowers while his sister was abroad. Soon after they entered the …read more