China's #MeToo movement gets its moment in court

Asia Pacific Dec 3, 2020

China's #MeToo movement gets its moment in court

A sexual harassment case against a powerful Chinese media figure opened in Beijing on Wednesday, with his accuser calling it a major moment for the country's still-young #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan, now 27, sparked a social media storm in 2018 after accusing prominent television host ...

A #MeToo awakening stirs in Iran

World / Social Issues Oct 24, 2020

A #MeToo awakening stirs in Iran

by Farnaz Fassihi

Three years into the global #MeToo movement, women who say they have been sexually assaulted are improbably going public in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The movement’s reach inside Iran gained momentum in late August after allegations aired on Iranian social media against more than ...