A 2019 report by Chinese researchers estimated that between eight and 12 per cent of the country’s 270 million children had experienced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock A 2019 report by Chinese researchers estimated that between eight and 12 per cent of the country’s 270 million children had experienced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock
A 2019 report by Chinese researchers estimated that between eight and 12 per cent of the country’s 270 million children had experienced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese man given 12 years in prison for raping 10-year-old girl

  • Child from east China’s Shandong province was seen by doctors in August and found to be five months pregnant
  • Conviction was first in province under a new central government scheme to better protect children from abuse

Topic |   Children in China
A 2019 report by Chinese researchers estimated that between eight and 12 per cent of the country’s 270 million children had experienced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock A 2019 report by Chinese researchers estimated that between eight and 12 per cent of the country’s 270 million children had experienced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock
A 2019 report by Chinese researchers estimated that between eight and 12 per cent of the country’s 270 million children had experienced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock
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