Researchers in China say that up to 12 per cent of China’s 270 million minors faced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock

Millions of children in China ‘victims of sexual assault’

  • Nearly 30 million Chinese children could have been victims of sexual assault, researchers say
  • Few cases ever make it to court because of social stigma and lack of awareness
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Researchers in China say that up to 12 per cent of China’s 270 million minors faced some form of sexual assault. Photo: Shutterstock
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice