‘Me Too.’ Women Across the World Join Alyssa Milano’s Protest Against Sexual Harassment

Source: Time

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the hashtag #MeToo is now trending in a social media campaign to illustrate the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault.

Actress Alyssa Milano launched the campaign on Sunday, calling on users to speak up if they’ve ever experienced sexual harassment or assault.

“If all the women who have ever been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too.’ as a status, then we give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem,” she wrote in an attached screenshot of the tweet. So far, her tweet has garnered over 27,000 replies, including several high-profile celebrities like Anna Paquin of X-Men, Debra Messing of Will & Grace, and Anika Noni Rose of Dreamgirls.

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