Tom Watts

Postgraduate researcher, PREPPE (Postgraduate Research Experience Programme in Political Economy) project

#MeToo and Harvey Weinstein: Telling stories of vulnerable bodies

Tom Watts - 17 August 2018

Since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, the #MeToo and #TimesUp hashtags campaign have become internationally recognised as a symbol of resistance against sexual and gender-based violence and abuse. The campaigns inspired people to tell their stories of everyday abuse, assault and discrimination but how much difference can a social media campaign make?

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