#YesAllWomen – Story Behind the Hashtag

The hashtag #YesAllWomen started on Twitter as a social media campaign for women to share stories and examples of misogyny and violence against women. A Sysomos MAP analysis shows how much of an impact #YesAllWomen had on the conversation of modern-day gender discrimination. The most retweeted Tweet: #YesAllWomenpic.twitter.com/I3acfzwfWz — Feminist Culture (@feministculture) December 20, 2015 […]

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This hashtag is important to me, most obviously, because I am a woman. #YesAllWomen is a hashtag that stands against misogyny and violence against women. It gives women a voice to share their own experiences of feeling discriminated and harassed by men. #YesAllWomen more directly acknowledges that although not all men commit this harassment, all women […]

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Twitter has become a forum for people to voice their opinions and find communities of people who have similar beliefs. It is unlikely that a single tweet has much effect or that merely tweeting can change anything, but when hundreds of people rally around a single hashtag and share their experiences Twitter becomes a powerful […]

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