Women hide their faces as police raid an entertainment venue in Beijing, China suspected of offering prostitution services. In the new novel Lotus , Chinese author Zhang Lijia gives a window into the lives of these women by following the protagonist, a young woman from rural Sichuan who migrates to the coastal boomtown of Shenzhen, as she ends up servicing men in a red light massage parlor and navigating the travails of her profession and urban life. Though the novel is fiction, Zhang drew on years of interaction with sex workers she got to know as a volunteer for an NGO that assists them with legal advice, education, and other support. In this interview with Asia Blog , Zhang discusses the real life women who inspired her novel and how the economic and gender dynamics in China have given rise to the country's massive sex industry. Quite a few women I interviewed worked very hard on production lines in factories for very little money.
Human trafficking in China
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Sex trafficking in China
In its annual assessment of global efforts to end human trafficking — with an estimated 20 million people remaining in bondage around the world — the State Department dropped China to the lowest tier of its ranking this year, as it did with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo. Those three nations joined 20 others already in that lowest designation, including Iran, North Korea, Russia and Venezuela. The report found that prosecutions for various forms of human trafficking — which include sex trafficking, including of children; forced and bonded labor; domestic servitude; and the unlawful use of child soldiers — dropped by nearly a quarter between and , the first time the world had seen such a significant drop in recent years. Trump singled out child sex trafficking.
The United States is again ranked as one of the worst countries in the world for human trafficking. According to a recently released report by the State Department, the top three nations of origin for victims of human trafficking in were the United States, Mexico and the Philippines. Over the last two months, Fox News has investigated human trafficking.