Shen Tingting has been the Director of Advocacy, Research, and Policy at Asia Catalyst since 2012. She has been a prominent HIV/AIDS and human rights advocate in Beijing, China, and has been working with marginalized communities since her college days. In 2007, Shen co-founded the Korekata AIDS Law Center with Li Dan, and until 2012 she was the Deputy Director of its parent organization, Dongjen Center for Human Rights Education and Action, where she founded and managed an outreach program for sex workers in Beijing. Shen received an M.A. in Social Welfare from Renmin University of China in 2009. She served as a visiting research fellow at Asia Catalyst from March to August 2012. Currently, Shen serves as a member of the UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights.

Last Updated: July 26, 2016



Sex Workers and Condoms

Charmain Mohamed & Shen Tingting
China has long taken a punitive approach to sex work, but sex workers in China have recently experienced the harshest crackdown in a decade. The “strike hard” campaigns which began in Beijing and Dongguan in 2010 and 2014 respectively, ultimately...