Logo of Herstory in East AsiaHerstory of East Asia

We want to show "herstory" in East Asia from local perspectives with a timeline and a map in our local languages, so that people from different regions of East Asia can learn more about the stories and rights women and LGBETQ+ have fought for.

Timeline & Map

Peng Wan-Ru Incident and Sexual Assault Prevention Act

Peng Wan-ru was a famous feminist Taiwanese politician in Taiwan. Her body was found naked and stabbed on Nov. 30th, 1996. Her death outraged feminist organizations, who pushed for the legislation of the Sexual Assault Prevention Act in 1996 and the establishment of the Gender Equality Education Committee in 1997.

Kaohsiung, Taiwan
#Femicide#Protest#Woman Politician