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  • Writer's pictureGabrielle Bardall

Women in Political Life Say #MeToo:Here’s How Harassment and Violence Limit Their Political Lives...

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal last week, millions of women and men took to social media to speak out against sexual harassment and violence. Facebook alone saw over 12 million posts as more than 4.7 million users around the world shared their experiences and reacted using the phrase “Me too.” In the United States, Facebook reported that 45 percent of its users have friends who posted #MeToo — which makes about 100 million Americans who know someone affected by sexual violence.

On 16 June 2016, Jo Cox, a British Labour Party Member of Parliament, was killed by Thomas Alexander Mair. Garry Knight


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