Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a worldwide public health problem. This project aims to understand better how the Chinese state and civil society act to prevent, respond and help CSA victims. Findings will contribute to the development of a more effective system.
Organisations in China and Australia will cooperate to:
Since the commencement of this project, the Chinese government has drafted new regulations and new legal practice to deal with cases of child sexual abuse, such as the first case of removing parents’ guardianship from a girl sexually abused by her father.
ARC Linkage Grant
Australian Research Council, Beijing Children's Legal Aid & Research Center
Tong Lihua and Fred Wulczyn