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Global ‘Me Too’ Movement Against Sexual Assault Hits Chinese Academia

One Chinese academic has been suspended and another has been removed from his post as the
One Chinese academic has been suspended and another has been removed from his post as the "Me Too" movement, which encourages women to speak out against sexual harassment and assault, makes its way onto mainland college campuses. Photo: Visual China

Chinese universities have been rocked in recent weeks by sexual-assault allegations against two academics as the “Me Too” movement extends from the U.S. into China.

One of the accusations, leveled against a prominent scientist from an aeronautics research institute in Beijing, was prompted by the movement that began in the U.S. in the wake of numerous sexual-assault allegations leveled against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, according to Luo Qianqian, the woman who documented the alleged Beijing attack.

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