U.S. among 10 most dangerous countries for women amid #MeToo campaign—poll

Date: 
June 25, 2018

Hundreds of women have now publicly accused powerful men in business, government and entertainment of sexual misconduct, and thousands joined the #MeToo social media movement to share stories of sexual harassment or abuse.

“There now is a platform and national conversation, and more women and girls feel safe talking about the harassment and violence they’ve been subjected to,” said Jennifer Becker, senior staff attorney at Legal Momentum, a U.S.-based non-profit that works on legal rights for women.

“The United States has visibility. That conversation is being viewed around the world.”

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