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What Moves You? A Resource Guide to Popular Social Movements

Resources related to the #blacklivesmatter, #marchforourlives, #marchforscience, #metoo, #timesup, and #nobannowall social movements.

In 2006, Tarana Burke founded the #metoo movement to help survivors of sexual violence, particularly young women of color from low wealth communities, find pathways to healing. Using the idea of “empowerment through empathy,” the #metoo movement was ultimately created to ensure survivors know they're not alone in their journey. ~Metoo MvMt

What is Sexual Violence?

"Sexual violence, rape, sexual assault, and sexual coercion are terms that refer to a range of nonconsensual sexual acts obtained through coercion, incapacitation, threats, or force. "-  The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. 

"Sexual violence and abuse includes a range of sexually coercive behaviors such as rape and other nonconsensual touching of a sexual nature, child molestation, exposing oneself or “flashing,” sexual harassment, and the mutilation of genitalia.."- World of Sociology

#MeToo and Books

#MeToo in the news...

#MeToo and Media

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