Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: Xi’an, by trapheler

September 28, 2018

Chinese #MeToo Movement Moves into the Legal Realm

The #MeToo movement in China had a slow start but has in recent months inspired several public and personal accounts of sexual harassment and assault, including several allegedly perpetrated by public figures. These accounts have rarely been pursued by law enforcement, and there is currently no law on the books in China against sexual harassment in any form, though a draft Civil

September 27, 2018