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Fired, will never be rehired: Alibaba on manager accused of sexual assault

Two executives who mishandled allegation have also resigned

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Alibaba | Sexual assault | Chinese tech firms

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On Monday, one of the top trending items with more than 800 million views on the Twitter-like Weibo service — which is backed by Alibaba — was an online declaration about 6,000 employees banding together to protest and overhaul “systemic inadequacies and a lack of protection for female employees”

Group Holding has fired a manager accused of rape, moving to contain the fallout after an employee’s account of her ordeal went viral on social media and ignited fierce debate about rampant sexism across China’s tech industry.

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First Published: Tue, August 10 2021. 01:16 IST

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