Luo Xixi was the first woman to use the #MeToo hashtag on Chinese social media. Photo: Handout Luo Xixi was the first woman to use the #MeToo hashtag on Chinese social media. Photo: Handout
Luo Xixi was the first woman to use the #MeToo hashtag on Chinese social media. Photo: Handout

Two years on, woman who set off #MeToo in China still looking for ‘breakthrough’

  • Luo Xixi inspired others to speak out about sexual harassment and their tactics have been informed by her experience and those of other trailblazers
  • While there has been change to how allegations are handled, a heavy-handed response to activism continues

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
Luo Xixi was the first woman to use the #MeToo hashtag on Chinese social media. Photo: Handout Luo Xixi was the first woman to use the #MeToo hashtag on Chinese social media. Photo: Handout
Luo Xixi was the first woman to use the #MeToo hashtag on Chinese social media. Photo: Handout
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