“If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” With this tweet, on 15 October 2017, the American actor Alyssa Milano inflamed social media and brought visibility to the #metoo movement, started in 2006 by the African-American activist Tarana Burke.
Now, the Sala Beckett and the UOC are jointly organizing the #jotambé series, curated by the Vice President for Globalization and Cooperation, Pastora Martínez, and the sociologist Maria Olivella, chair and coordinator of our Equality Unit, respectively.
Because making accounts of gender violence visible not only allows us to discover stories that are part of our everyday life, but also helps us to understand how the power structures that generate them work and are maintained. Making these stories visible also places us in a stronger position to develop forms of resistance and incorporate them into our everyday lives.
Don’t miss this reflection on the established frameworks of power and the different tools that we are building to confront them. The talks are free for all staff and there are also discounts for the performances. You can get tickets here.
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