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Alyssa MilanoImage copyright Reuters Symbol caption Actress Alyssa Milano requested victims of sexual harassment and attack to come ahead

Women and men from all over the place the globe who have been sexually confused had been sharing their tales across social media using the hashtag “me too” to show the importance of sexual attack.

It follows additional allegations of rape in opposition to Hollywood manufacturer Harvey Weinstein.

Greater Than dozen women – among them actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rose McGowan – have made accusations in opposition to him together with rape and sexual assault. Weinstein insists sexual relations he had were consensual.

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because the allegations surfaced many prime profile names have used social media to highlight the issue of sexual attack, a few additionally detailing the harassment they’ve persevered.

the latest prominent hashtag, #MeToo, has been used greater than TWO HUNDRED,000 times on account that Sunday night time. The term won momentum after actress Alyssa Milano asked sufferers of sexual attack to come forward in a display of solidarity.

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Although the #MeToo hashtag is trending world wide – together with in the UK, US, India and Pakistan – different hashtags also are being generated.

In France, Twitter customers are the use of #balancetonporc or “rat to your grimy vintage man” to encourage girls to call and shame their attackers, while #Womenwhoroar is some other time period getting used to inspire victims of bullying or sexual abuse to talk up.