#MeToo trend highlights the sexual harassment women have to suffer in the present time is getting viral on the social media. Thousands of women around the world are being a part of this awareness and sharing their stories. It is unclear who started this hashtag though it is shared more then 6000 times.
A tweet by Alyssa Milano got viral on twitter in which she explains the main reason for this hashtag, if people who have been sexually assaulted or harassed tweet “me too” it might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.
If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/k2oeCiUf9n
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 15, 2017
How it all started.
Harvey Weinstein’s alleged history of sexual assault took all the social media’s attention. A lot of people have taken Twitter to speak against him. More than 30 women have come forward with accusations against the man.
The famous actress Alyssa Milano previously wrote a blog on Weinstein ’sexual assault story. According to the blog she said that she is sickened and angered over the disturbing accusations of Weinstein’s sexual predation and abuse of power.
On the other hand I am happy that it has opened up a dialogue around the continued sexual harassment and degradation of women.
UN Women also became a part of it and tweeted.
— UN Women (@UN_Women) October 25, 2017