sex workers

Inside the World of a “10-yuan” Sex Worker

The South China Morning Post’s Mimi Lau goes inside the world of a “10-yuan” sex worker, visiting a brothel in rural Guangxi. She paints a grim picture, meeting several women and telling their often tragic...

Sex Workers in China Face Abuse

Human Rights Watch has issued a new report looking at the abuse of sex workers in China. From AP: Human Rights Watch says they interviewed women who told of violence by police and of being detained following sex with undercover...

China Pushes to End Shaming of Suspects

From the New York Times: According to the state-run media, the Ministry of Public Security has ordered the police to stop parading suspects in public and has called on local departments to enforce laws in a “rational, calm and...

Chinese Official Pledged to Sleep with 800 Women

Another leaked diary, another disgraced official. The Telegraph reports on the head of a state-backed company in Anqing who used his diary to document his sexual shenanigans and corrupt lifestyle: Almost all of the women were...

Prostitutes Better Than Officials In China: Survey

From AFP: Prostitutes are considered more trustworthy in China than government officials and scientists, a recent survey of more than 3,000 respondents showed. The online survey of 3,376 Chinese showed that 7.9 percent of...

Jim Yardley: City Emerges as Model in China’s Effort to Reverse AIDS Record

From The New York Times: Health workers in Gejiu offer tests for H.I.V. and dispense methadone to drug users, as well as counseling and support for anyone with H.I.V. or AIDS. One group in the city has opened a drop-in center for parents of drug users to exchange information about how to prevent H.I.V. The […]

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