The Brief: #MeToo is the hashtag related to a growing movement advocating for solidarity and justice for survivors of sexual violence.

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#MeToo is the hashtag related to a growing movement advocating for solidarity and justice for survivors of sexual violence.

Activist Tarana Burker first coined the term in 2006 and #metoo became a hashtag in 2017 after Alyssa Milano tweeted:

Me Too has since entered the mainstream and Time Magazine’s named “The Silence Breakers” – those speaking out against sexual violence and harassment – as “person of the year.”

The Me Too movement ‘s official mission is to “give people access to healing” after they have experienced sexual violence.

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Time’s Up is a movement and legal defense fund against sexual violence, harassment, and inequality, specifically in the workplace.

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