Journalists in the SaltWire Network reached out to several women to ask them to share their opinions on the first anniversary of the #MeToo movement going viral. Click to read some of what they had to say:
If there is anything we have learned from both Anita Hill and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s experiences, it is that victims are the ones put on trial, in both the judicial system and the court of public opinion.
Societal norms that keep discussions about sex and sexuality taboo further stigmatizes those who have been violated in a sexual manner. Sexual violence may be an individual experience, but it is a societal problem that must be addressed.