China imprisons man for violating sexual harassment law Mike Rosen-Molina at 12:01 PM ET
[JURIST] A Chinese office manager has become the first man to be imprisoned under a Chinese sexual harassment law [Xinhua report] passed in 2005, according to reports on Wednesday. Previous cases brought under the law have been settled through civil litigation. Women's rights advocates say that sexual harassment has long been a prevalent problem in China [China Daily survey], but that women have only recently begun to come forward with complaints as they become more aware of their legal rights. The Guardian has more. Sina has local coverage, in Chinese.
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