Lawsuit Against “Custody and Education”

On October 23, 2014, activist Zhao Sile filed a lawsuit against the Public Security Department of Guangdong Province, one of many efforts to abolish “custody and education.” This form of punishment is principally aimed at punishing sex workers and their clients by “re-educating” them for six months to two years, obliging them to perform manual labor and to undergo sexual health checkups. The practice was considered a violation of rights by human rights defenders and lawyers.


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Rural Women Protest for Equality

No Condom, No Sex