- At the Women’s Convention in Detroit, women shared their stories of sexual abuse and harassment.
- Many said that the #MeToo movement helped give them the courage to speak up.
- They hope that talking about the issue will help prevent more people from staying silent.
In Hollywood and around the world, two simple words have given victims of sexual assault and harassment the courage to speak out against their alleged abusers: me too.
At the Women’s Convention in Detroit, a gathering run by the same people who organized the Women’s March, 15 brave women shared their stories of sexual abuse and survival and talked about how the #MeToo movement helped them find the courage to speak out.
Here are their powerful statements.