China's #MeToo movement may be fledgling, but it's starting to rise, according to American author Leta Hong Fincher, who recently authored "Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China."
Why it matters: The U.S. recently had its 1-year-anniversary of the start of #MeToo, but the global momentum of the movement has had mixed results. China — considered one of the most authoritarian regimes resistant to feminist ideologies — is facing a growing number of women coming forward with stories of abuse or injustice, Hong Fincher tells me.
Read my interview with her...
What is the feminist awakening in China?
Why does the Communist Party see activists for women's rights as threats?
The #Metoo movement has come to China, but so far no one too powerful seems to have been affected. Why is that, and do you think that might change?
What do you see as the prospects for advancing women's rights and equality on China?
Do you think China’s women’s rights movement will have any effect on the rest of the world?