A Mexican woman holds up a placard that reads “respect my existence or wait for my resistance” during International Women’s Day [FIle:Daniel Becerril/Reuters]
What started as one woman in Mexico’s literary world sharing experiences of sexual abuse, has since grown into a online campaign against sexual harassment and other forms of assault among several industries in the country.
The social movement started on Thursday after Ana Ge, a political commentator, tweeted that “a powerful man within the literary circle” had beaten, manipulated and abandoned more than 10 women, in multiple occasions.
But since “he is a renowned writer, nobody believes these women,” she said.
Va la historia: un hombre “poderoso” en el círculo literario ha golpeado, manipulado, gaslighteado, embarazado y abandonado (en