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#MeToo likely to have palpable effect on 2020 race

The #MeToo movement helped sweep Democrats to victory in November’s midterms, but some of the party’s leading lights, including potential 2020 candidates, face scrutiny from the women’s anti-harassment drive that brought men to account for sexist behavior.

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12.01.2019 | 14:51

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Painful gynaecology stories unleash #MeToo tide in the Balkans

From painful gyneaological procedures to abusive comments from medical staff, a tide of #MeToo testimonies from womens’ traumatic hospital experiences are rippling across the Balkans.

A tide of #MeToo testimonies about painful gynaecological procedures and abusive medical staff is rippling across the Balkans, where women are breaking taboos in patriarchal societies to share their traumatic hospital experiences.

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04.01.2019 | 9:50

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Why MeToo failed in Pakistan?

The MeToo moment came to Pakistan but passed without anyone even noticing. Despite the fact that a few high profile women spoke up against harassment, MeToo did not have the same effect as in other parts of the world.

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19.12.2018 | 13:23

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Gender equality: ‘Battle for fundamental human rights’

Katrin Jakobsdóttir is prime minister of Iceland, and a mother of three

Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.

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20.11.2018 | 10:18

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Asia Argento’s own sex abuse scandal is a chance for #MeToo

Asia Argento is said to have compelled a minor to having sexual relations. Do the newest revelations damage #MeToo? Not if the movement can correct a mistake from its earliest days, says DW’s Torsten Landsberg.

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22.08.2018 | 14:14

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Cambodia: There has to be a safe space for women to share experiences

Last year, an  image of five extraordinary women, dubbed the “Silence Breakers”, was plastered on the cover of TIME magazine and seen by millions around the world. Selected as the face of the “MeToo” movement to break the silence about sexual harassment,TIME’s “person” of the year 2017 was five people Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Taylor Swift and Isabel Pascual.

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13.07.2018 | 14:56

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Why Malaysians are lukewarm about the #MeToo movement

“You should take it as a compliment,” a female boss once said to her subordinate, when the latter told her that a male colleague had been making crude remarks about her breasts.

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12.07.2018 | 14:01

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