Posts by Tom Watts

Tom Watts, postgraduate researcher, PREPPE (Postgraduate Research Experience Programme in Political Economy) project

#MeToo and Harvey Weinstein: Telling stories of vulnerable bodies

Since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, the #MeToo and #TimesUp hashtags campaign have become internationally recognised as a symbol of resistance against sexual and gender-based violence and abuse. The campaigns inspired people to tell their stories of everyday abuse, assault and discrimination but how much difference can a social media campaign make? This is the fifth blog in a series … Continue reading

17 August 2018 by Tom Watts
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