Posted by in News, Social Media on April 26, 2018

Anti-sexual harassment message resounds in Africa

Like a baton pass in the most painful relay race ever, revelations that powerful men have – presuming a right to pleasure – sexually harassed their female colleagues spread around the world.

Starting in the entertainment industry (the first allegations were against Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein), the allegations spawned the hashtag #MeToo on social media, which was used as the revelations kept coming in politics, sports, the media and even the not-for-profit sector.

In the face of endemic levels of violence against women and girls, action is being taken in Africa. Who are the women and organisations leading the fight to end gender violence? And what can the rest of the world learn from them?

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Source: Aljazeera

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