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MeToo movement


The phrase "Me Too" was initially used in this context on social media in 2006, on Myspace, by sexual harassment survivor and activist Tarana Burke.
Metoo late became the name of populat movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault.Following the exposure of the widespread sexual-abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein in early October 2017,the movement began to spread virally as a hashtag on social media.The original purpose of "Me Too" as used by Tarana Burke in 2006 was to empower women through empathy, especially young and vulnerable women. In October 2017, Alyssa Milano encouraged using the phrase as a hashtag to help reveal the extent of problems with sexual harassment and assault by showing how many people have experienced these events themselves.

Metoo is used by various people on social media to tell their story. The story of sexual harrasment in their life time. It also exposed the sexual harrasment going on in the work places. It started getting popular after a series of hollywood acresses accused hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for sexual abuse.


In the coverage of #MeToo, there has been widespread discussion about the best ways to stop sexual harassment and abuse - for those who are currently being victimized at work, as well as those who are seeking justice for past abuse and trying to find ways to end what they see as a culture of abuse. There is general agreement that a lack of effective reporting options is a major factor that drives unchecked sexual misconduct in the workplace.

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