Keyword: Sexual Harrassment

#MeToo campaign spreads from charity sector to wider society

The past week has been a disconcerting one for the Chinese nonprofit sector. After last Monday’s accusation of sexual assault against Lei Chuang, a well-known activist for the rights of hepatitis B carriers, many other women and men within the sector have come out with their own stories of being sexually harassed. This explosion of accusations then led to an avalanche of similar scandals in many other industries, snowballing into a larger Chinese #MeToo movement which has already eclipsed last January’s campaign centered around the country’s universities. Below we summarize some of the major scandals that have hit the nonprofit sector over the past week. July 20th: Yuan Tianpeng, renowned lecturer The …read more