How #MeToo sparked a revolution in Sweden

The #MeToo campaign started as a hashtag encouraging women to virtually raise their hand and tell the world that they had been a victim of sexual abuse. By mid-October it had taken over social media, and Harvey Weinstein had been exposed as a serial abuser, but in Sweden, the campaign would go much further than the entertainment industry. In a nation that prides itself on being a global leader in gender equality, #MeToo has spawned manifestos revealing sexual harassment in the workplace which have shaken Sweden to the core, and knocked the country slightly off its pedestal. Read more

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