#MeToo Social Media Campaign Against S3xual Harassment
#MeToo Social Media Campaign Against S3xual Harassment. Women around the world join this campaign using #MeToo, # YoTambién or #MoiAussie to report that they have also been sexually harassed
In the wake of the sex scandal unleashed in Hollywood involving Harvey Weinstein and nearly 40 artists who testified against him, actress Alyssa Milano decided to encourage women to speak on social networks if they have been victims of sexual abuse or harassment throughout her life.
“I also. Suggested by a friend: If all women who have been sexually harassed or abused wrote “Me too” in the state, we can give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem. ” Published on Sunday Alyssa Milano on her Facebook account.
In one day, the publication received more than 38,000 comments, 13,000 retweets, and 27,000 likes.
The purpose of this is to create a global visibility of the problem and yes that has been achieved since it is a Twitter trend and several celebrities have joined this initiative. In a few hours, Twitter and Facebook were flooded with reports of harassment and sexual abuse of thousands of people.
Some of the celebrities that have joined this complaint are Lady Gaga, Monica Lewinsky, actresses, authors and hundreds of women – and some men – who wanted to tell their testimony on social networks.
As the campaign was translated into Spanish, in France, the journalist Sandra Muller took the idea and created the #BalanceTonPorc which means «Denounce your pig», where they encourage women to tell stories of sexual harassment at work.
Some of the actresses who have said they have been victims of some abuse or harassment by Harvey Weinstein are Cara Delevigne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rose McGowan , among others who denounced proposals and blackmail by the producer.
In addition to losing his job and his wife, Weinstein was stripped of his membership in the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday.
This has not been the only campaign against sexual harassment that we have seen on social networks in recent weeks. The initiative of Noa Jansma «DearCatcaller» or «DearAcosador» has also been shared, where in photographs he exposes the men who make compliments on the streets.