Lecturer gets suspended for insulting remarks about women

A university teacher who made inappropriate comments has been suspended from teaching, East China’s Shandong University of Political Science and Law said in a statement on Thursday 16 June. The decision came after the teacher sparked a huge outcry on the Chinese internet for making insulting remarks about women, reports Global Times.

According to screenshots circulating online, Zhi Qiang, a teacher at the university’s law school, said that women are certainly low-quality students and that he was displeased with female students that reported to his wife his intimacies with other female students on campus. The remarks were made during a conversation with one of Zhi’s friends surnamed Ma on WeChat, a Chinese social media platform.

Also, when Ma repeatedly made exceptionally insulting comments about women, Zhi echoed him. After the screenshots were uploaded to Chinese Twitter-like platform Sina Weibo, they quickly sparked public concern. Many netizens called on the university to deal with the inappropriate comments by the law teacher as soon as possible.
Full report on the Global Times site