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Young women at front line of China’s sweeping Covid protests

28 Nov 2022 · 2 min read

Young women have emerged as a prominent voice of protests over the weekend in China against Covid Zero, a rigid policy that's brought sudden lockdowns and misery to millions of people across the country for months.

On the streets of Beijing and Shanghai, women defied heavy police presence in some areas, joining fellow protesters venting their anger and frustrations on local officials and the Communist Party. Several women were also observed making impassioned speeches despite the risk of possible consequences.

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