Maria Schrader's film "She Said," about how the Harvey Weinstein scandal was revealed and ended up triggering the #MeToo movement, shows the power of investigative journalism.
It's been five years since the metoo hashtag transformed gender dynamics in Hollywood. Though it began in the US film industry, it set off a domino effect, stoking a worldwide conversation about sexism, sexual harassment and misogyny.
20 Feb 2022
Annette Young talks to Louisahhh, a Paris-based American techno artist about the musicians and DJs taking a stand to end a culture of sexual harassment and violence in the industry. Despite being outlawed by the government; female genital mutilation shows no sign of abating in Guinea. We take a look at the battle to end a deeply-rooted tradition. Plus born to be free; the Tunisian female bikers taking to the road to challenge stereotypes in the North African country.
15 Sep 2021
A Chinese court threw out a landmark sexual harassment case on the basis of insufficient evidence, in a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan, now 28, came forward in 2018 to accuse former state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her claims ignited a social media storm and inspired many women to share their experiences of sexual assault publicly.
5 Dec 2020
Chinese police stopped foreign reporters, including one from AFP, covering #MeToo supporters gathering outside a Beijing court on Wednesday as a sexual harassment case against a powerful Chinese media figure began.
30 Nov 2020
She is a civil rights activist and the founder of the “Me Too” movement which is now a global phenomenon raising awareness about sexual harassment. Here are a few facts about our Guardian Woman personality of the week.
13 Mar 2020
Catch the latest episode of Guardian Life’s recap of the week’s biggest entertainment news. Join Violet Johnson as she brings you a fresh array of gist every week!
7 Mar 2020
In Celebration of International Women's Day, The Guardian Life sat with Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, one of many women deliberately impacting positively on other women. Her focus is on putting an end to sexual assault, rape and human trafficking occurring amongst young girls and women across Nigeria. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru is changing the status quo in present-day Nigeria through her organisation WARIF, the Women at Risk International Foundation.
7 Mar 2020
How can we achieve an equal gender society in a world where social, cultural and traditional practices encourage the subjugation of women? As the globe marks International Women's Day, top fashion designer Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi and WARIF founder Kemi DaSilva-Ibru share their thoughts.