Why Iranians are sharing their #MeToo moments

Why Iranians are sharing their #MeToo moments
 

The taboo issue of sexual abuse in Iran has reignited after allegations that a string of indecent activities involving more than a dozen students were carried out by an adult at an all-boys high school in Tehran.
The suspect is said to have plied the students with alcohol, showed them pornographic videos and forced them to engage in sex acts.
In the wake of this case and previous similar incidents, Iranians have taken to social media using the global hashtag #MeToo, sharing stories of their own experiences - and confessions.
An the difference this time is that, in an unusual step, Iran's... read more

 
2 June 2018 in World News, Views: 71
Source: BBC
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