#MeToo: China court dismisses landmark sex harassment case

#MeToo: China court dismisses landmark sex harassment case

Newsdesk |
September 15, 2021

A Beijing court has thrown out a landmark sexual harassment case brought against one of the country's most famous TV hosts.

New Delhi, 15 September 2021                                                            

As per news report of BBC, it ruled that there was insufficient evidence to support the case against Zhu Jun. The plaintiff had accused Mr Zhu of forcibly groping and kissing her while she was his intern in 2014. The case helped ignite China's #MeToo movement and has led to increased awareness of women's rights. Chinese courts rarely grant hearings to such cases, and the country only very recently passed legislation that clearly defined sexual harassment.

Source - bbc.com


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