CHINA COURT HEARS #ME TOO CASE AFTER MORE THAN TWO YEARS. Harassment case against a powerful media man is a major moment for the movement, according to accuser Zhou Xiaoxuan. #Me Too in China has seen few victories as sexual misconduct was added as grounds for a suit as late as 2019.
December 2, 2020
Zhou Xiaoxuan weeps as she speaks to her supporters upon arrival at a courthouse in Beijing on December 2, 2020. (AP)
A Chinese woman, who filed a sexual misconduct lawsuit against a TV host, has her case heard in court after over two years.
Zhou Xiaoxuan told cheering supporters at a courthouse on Wednesday that she hopes her case will encourage victims of gender violence in a system that gives them few options to pursue complaints.
The delay of her trial reflects the challenges Chinese women face in pursuing sexual