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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media

Vol. 2, 01 March 2023


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Through the Lens of #MeToo: A Discussion on Sexual Violence in Chinese Schools

Chengyuan He * 1 , Elena Jiang 2 , Wenli Lyu 3
1 Beijing Normal University in Zhuhai,Zhuhai,Guangdong 13177,China
2 Shanghai American School Puxi Campus, Minhang District, Shanghai 201107, China
3 National Junior College in Singapore, 288913, Singapore

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 2, 21-27
Published 01 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Chengyuan He, Elena Jiang, Wenli Lyu. Through the Lens of #MeToo: A Discussion on Sexual Violence in Chinese Schools. LNEP (2023) Vol. 2: 21-27. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022298.

Abstract

There is a global school sexual violence crisis, and China is not free from it. This study discusses the causes and influencing factors of school sexual violence first, including power imbalance in school, traditional gender roles and respect for teachers, as well as the ambiguity or lack of laws. To further study the natures and perspectives of school sexual violence, we analyse the impacts and hindrances of #MeToo movements in the specific context of school sexual violence. Although the positive impacts of #MeToo such as increasing social awareness and individual empowerment proves its efficiency to certain extent, there are still multiple hindrances ahead such as threats from school management and media censorship still reflects, showing how complex the issue of the school sexual violence is.

Keywords

School sexual violence, #MeToo movements, China

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries (ICEIPI 2022), Part I
ISBN (Print)
978-1-915371-07-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-915371-08-9
Published Date
01 March 2023
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022298
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© 2023 The Author(s)
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