It started as a hashtag and has grown into a cultural moment.
This fall, women across the country have been sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault in the #MeToo movement.
Major public figures accused of harassment and assault have lost their jobs or are being called on to resign.
But how long will the #MeToo moment last?
Sexual misconduct in the workplace isn’t just a problem among high-profile media figures. We look at the unique challenges of confronting issues of sexual harassment in academia.
Have you experienced sexual harassment or assault at your workplace?
- Rosie Enyart - Prevention educator and crisis counselor at the Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education
- Carrie Baker - Associate Professor and Director of Study of Women and Gender at Smith College, and author of The Women’s Movement Against Sexual Harassment
- Ayesha Ramachandran - Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of Graduate Studies for Comparative Literature at Yale University
- Linda Wang - Senior Editor at Chemical and Engineering News; coauthor with Andrea Widener of a cover story about sexual harassment in chemistry.
- Jarad Lucan - Labor employment attorney at Shipman and Goodwin LLP
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.