Master of Science in Journalism
Faculty / School
Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)
Muna Khan, Lecturer, Centre for Excellence in Journalism
Abstract / Summary
The MeToo movement, albeit a social media tool, has practically worked in favor of women empowerment. All the women speaking out against Harvey Weinstein and big Hollywood producers stepping down had a tremendous moral impact on the movement. This gave it so much force and impetus that it translated into a similar trend in India and Pakistan.
Women empowerment and sexual harassment are being discussed regularly in news media in Pakistan. Because of the ripple effect of the hashtag MeToo, victims and sufferers who spoke up have been vital enough to spark this debate. The taboo and silence of ‘being sexually harassed’ is being broken by a two word phrase, #MeToo.
Rafi, N. U. (2019). The #MeToo movement and its’ impact in Pakistan (Unpublished graduate research project). Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/research-projects-msj/34
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