IN TWEETS: #Metoo gives voice to those affected by sexual harassment

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#metoo was trending globally on Monday.

#metoo was trending globally on Monday.

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#metoo was trending globally on Monday.

#metoo was trending globally on Monday.

JOHANNESBURG - The hashtag #metoo was trending globally on Twitter on Monday and gave those affected by sexual harassment a chance to speak about their experiences. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many affected by sexual harassment find it hard to speak up about what happened to them, also because people don't always believe them. 

 

 

Recently, US film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been making headlines as revelations about his predatory sexual behaviour came to light, but many has said he is merely indicative of a bigger, societal problem. 

READ: Motion picture academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein

 

 

 

 

#metoo has taken a global turn with people across the world joining the trend, including those in South Africa. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

READ: Weinstein behavior typical of sexual predators: experts

Men who have been subjected to sexual harassment have also used the opportunity to speak up.