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Meet China’s Feminist Five Protest Artist

Artist-activist Li Maizi is one of a group of campaigners dubbed China’s Feminist Five, who were detained ahead of International Women's Day in 2015.

Maizi hoped to use public transport as a platform for freedom of expression and gender equality.

She draws her own stickers - and draws on performance art - to challenge sexual harassment and domestic violence.

Image: Artist-activist Li Maizi holding a sticker saying 'Get hold of sexual harassers by running to a policeman!'
Credit: Ellen Tsang

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