Issues of injustice tend to fester unaddressed beneath the surface until a triggering event brings them bursting to the forefront. In the most recent manifestation of a women's issue, women's sexual harassment on the job has emerged as a significant challenge women face.
In light of the widespread allegations of powerful producer Harvey Weinstein's sexual abuse of female employees, Alyssa Milano, in 2017, invited women to tell their own stories of sexual harassment on the job through the Twitter hashtag #MeToo. The results were so overwhelming—it seemed that almost every working woman had a story—that American society as a whole was stunned, and the "MeToo" movement calling for an end to sexual harassment on the job was born.
Similarly, in the 1960s, the second wave feminist movement in the US burst forth as women over kitchen tables shared their stories and came to a boiling point as many of these women, joining movements for social change, began to realize that the men they worked...
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