Legitimising a Feminist Agenda: The #metoo petitions in Sweden 2017–2018

@article{Hansson2020LegitimisingAF,
  title={Legitimising a Feminist Agenda: The \#metoo petitions in Sweden 2017–2018},
  author={Karin Hansson and Malin Sveningsson and Hillevi Ganetz and Maria Sandgren},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Media Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={2},
  pages={121 - 132}
}
Abstract During 2017 and 2018, the #metoo hashtag united a global movement against sexual abuse and harassment. In Sweden, a large portion of the attention was given to the voices of working women, who organised and wrote petitions that were published in news media. Previous research has found that media reports of sexual abuse often focus on singular stories, rather than describing the underlying structural problems, and that the problem is often framed as an individual rather than structural… 

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