February 6, 2023

Tarana Burke, civil rights activist and ‘MeToo’ pioneer – BBC HARDtalk

Tarana Burke, civil rights activist and ‘MeToo’ pioneer – BBC HARDtalkIn our ‘warp speed’ online culture, today’s trending topic is often tomorrow’s forgotten hashtag. Not so with MeToo; an expression of understanding and solidarity from women to women, driven by a determination to expose the truth about abusive sexual behaviour. HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur interviews Tarana Burke; she first coined the phrase MeToo, long before the…

Tarana Burke, civil rights activist and ‘MeToo’ pioneer – BBC HARDtalk



In our ‘warp speed’ online culture, today’s trending topic is often tomorrow’s forgotten hashtag. Not so with MeToo; an expression of understanding and solidarity from women to women, driven by a determination to expose the truth about abusive sexual behaviour. HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur interviews Tarana Burke; she first coined the phrase MeToo, long before the Harvey Weinstein case. She continues to reach out to marginalised women and girls, but what difference has the MeToo movement made to the bigger picture?