Nonfiction Books #MeToo: Women Speak Out Against Sexual Assault (19)

#MeToo: Women Speak Out Against Sexual Assault (19)

#MeToo: Women Speak Out Against Sexual Assault (19)
Item No. RR11540
ISBN-13 978-1-6428-2001-0
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Social Studies In the Headlines Modern History Hot Topics #MeToo Movement Sexual Assault
# of Pages 224
Size 6" x 9"
Author New York Times Editorial Staff, The
Reading Interest 7,8,9,10,11,12
Series In the Headlines
Publisher Rosen: New York Times Educational Publishing
Date Published 2019
Dewey Decimal 362.883--dc23
Guided Reading Level Z
 
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It started with an article and grew into a movement. #MeToo was born in the wake of a Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times investigative report on producer Harvey Weinstein's habitual sexual harassment of young women. The hashtag empowered women around the world to share their stories of sexual assault and abuse. Corporations responded by firing dozens of accused CEOs, media moguls, and movie stars, and politicians responded by sponsoring legislation against sexual harassment. This collection of articles tracks the movement from its start. It looks at the international response and inevitable criticism, as well as the future of the movement.