The campaign has already collected $ 14 million for a Fund to support victims of harassment
Actresses Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Chastain, Natalie Portman and other Hollywood stars supported the campaign against sexual harassment Time’s Up (possible to translate as “Time”), while in the campaign Fund legal support for victims of harassment at work continues to receive numerous donations.
In an open letter in the newspaper the New York Times, the actress wrote that in the first place I want to support women working in low-paying jobs and, therefore, are particularly vulnerable.
“I support all women in all professional spheres, stating that it is time to stop oppression, harassment, marginalization and weak representation,” wrote Witherspoon on Twitter.
Last year, after the flurry of allegations of sexual harassment against a Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein, in social networks launched a campaign under the hashtag #MeToo (“me too”), in which men and women shared their stories of harassment experienced.
The initiative Time’s Up made more than 300 actors, writers and Directors. On the first day of the new year in The New York Times published advertising campaign, the organizers of which promise support in the fight against sexual harassment.
“Let’s give this new year’s resolution: no longer considered the norm of sexual harassment and inequality at work. It’s not normal!”, â€“ wrote in “Twitter” the actress Jessica Biel.
By the morning of Tuesday an initiative that was also supported by actress Eva Longoria and Emma stone, has collected almost $ 14 million of the announced 15, to Fund legal support for victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Actors are also encouraged to come to the Sunday awards ceremony “Golden globe” in black in protest against harassment.