The #MeToo Campaign

Tarana Burke Rose McGowan

Philadelphia activist Tarana Burke (at right, with actress Rose McGowan), launched the #MeToo campaign ten years ago to draw attention to sexual harassment and violence against women. In 2017, spurred by accusations of sexual assault against high-profile men like Donald Trump and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the movement surged on social media and ultimately had an enormous impact on American culture and institutions. Learn more about standing up to sexual harassment and how power imbalances fuel harassment.