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Encyclopedia > Josephine Ho

Josephine Ho (何春蕤, Hanyu Pinyin Hé Chūnruí)) is a professor at Taiwan's National Central University. She has been outspoken on gender and rights issues. Pinyin (拼音, Pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Standard Mandarin used in the... National Central University (國立中央大學) is a university located in Taiwan. ...

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  • Center For the Study of Sexualities

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The Chronicle: 10/10/2003: No Sex, Please, We're Taiwanese (2924 words)
Ho and her supporters, by contrast, see the effort to curtail her research as a dangerous echo of Taiwan's past, when the country was under martial law, and freedom of speech was severely limited.
Ho has fought for prostitutes to be allowed to work legally, a position that she says derives from her belief in "women's sexual autonomy." While there have been documented cases of aboriginal teenagers who were forced into prostitution in the 1980s, Ms.
Ho, suspects that one reason for the religious groups' campaign against her is that she has accused them of using "sexual victims," like teenage prostitutes, to help them gain political power and government funds for conservative projects.
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