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#MeToo in 2021: Global activists continue to build on the movement against sexual violence

By Danielle McNabb, Doctoral Student, Political Studies, Queen's University, Ontario
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Although the COVID-19 pandemic was the headline of 2020 globally, for many countries this past year was also characterized by new and revamped #MeToo reckonings.

In Turkey, an anonymous Twitter user shared that she was sexually harassed by a famous writer. This sparked an outpouring of tweets under the hashtag #UykularınızKaçsın (#MayYouLoseSleep), with users sharing their own experiences with sexual violence.

In Egypt, an anonymous Instagram page was created to warn others…


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