Illustration: Brian Wang

How women’s rights crusaders find both government support and suppression of #MeToo in China

  • As an educator, Wang Wei has received official backing for her online sex education platform for adolescents
  • But it’s a different story for prominent activist Xiong Jing, whose NGO was forced to shut down
Topic |   Gender equality

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Illustration: Brian Wang
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“Mitu” posters, part of the The Voiceless Rise Up! exhibition in New York. Photo: Shen Lu

Silenced at home, finding a voice overseas: China’s feminists cultivate the expatriate community

  • Supporters of #MeToo and Liu Jingyao turn out at a panel discussion and exhibition opening in New York
  • The exhibition, The Voiceless Rise Up!, which aims to put a spotlight on sexual assault, was shut down in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu, activists said
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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“Mitu” posters, part of the The Voiceless Rise Up! exhibition in New York. Photo: Shen Lu
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