A university in China fired a male employee for allegedly making comments against women employees in a controversy-sparking social media post.

The School of Education at Ningbo University in Zhejiang province, eastern China, said it fired the employee for his outrageous post.

The man, identified only by his surname Li, reportedly called women employees lazy and said they use childcare and family responsibilities as excuses to avoid work, NextShark reported.

Li also reportedly said women should give their “salaries” and “sex” to their male colleagues for having to take on the extra work.

“Women tend to make trouble. They like to use the so-called excuse of taking care of family and children. That’s why employers don’t want to hire women,” Li said on WeChat’s Moments function, according to South China Morning Post.

“The core of the issue is that you shouldn’t make male colleagues take on extra work because you need to look after your family or your child,” Li wrote on the Chinese social media platform. “You shouldn’t take it for granted. You shouldn’t feel at ease and justified. You shouldn’t be so shameless that you even require male colleagues to do your work for you.”

“I want to ask those women, ‘Why don’t you give your salaries to male colleagues?’; ‘Why don’t you have sex with male colleagues?’, and ‘Why don’t you let your child call male colleagues ‘dad’?’” he added.

In the comments, which were posted days before he was sacked, Li also said men have the instinct to “rape and then kill, then rape and then kill.”

The controversial statements were widely shared on social media, after which Li apologized on WeChat and claimed he was “depressed” while making the comments.

Li was suspended after his statements were brought to the university’s attention. The university announced that they fired Li from his position Monday.

“After investigation, [we found that] Li made inappropriate remarks in the WeChat Moments, which had serious adverse effects. The school has researched and decided to terminate its employment relationship with immediate effect,” the university said in a Weibo statement Tuesday.

Shocked Weibo users described Li’s sexist comments as “gender terrorism.”

“This guy’s world values have made me feel bitterly disappointed,” said one social media user while another added, “He didn’t just simply discriminate against women, he must have a mental illness. It should be recommended that the school send him to treatment. Do not leave a safety hazard at school.”

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