The Power of the #MeToo Movement

this post mentions sexual assault.

Women and girls around the world have mobilized into a sisterhood in rebellion to the culture of protection that allowed them to suffer at the hands of men who took advantage of them. Meet the #MeToo Movement. Empowered women have shared their stories of sexism, gender inequality and sexual assault in solidarity with their sisters who have suffered under the patriarchy. Through the inclusivity of the movement, women seem to be getting the recognition they deserve. They are being heard loud and clear in the streets and through tweets. The movement is proof that an empowered woman is the most dangerous weapon against the continuation of a culture where women aren’t valued, respected or treated equally. The movement is for every woman, no matter how they were treated

 

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