Sexual Abuse Stories from Around the World Pour out on Social Media: 'Me Too'

Sexual abuse stories from around the world pour out on social media

Celebrities and everyday people continued flooding social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse. ... the outpouring with a simple Twitter request that women respond " me too" if they have also been sexually harassed or assault. Tens of thousands of people replied, making #MeToo the top trending topic. The...


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