#WithYou gains ground in South Korea

Actresses such as Kim Nam Joo (left) are supporting #MeToo in South Korea and trying to popularise a follow-up movement, #WithYou, which represents support for victims of sexual harassment. Showing up at a media briefing for the JTBC drama, Misty, wi
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Actresses such as Kim Nam Joo (right) are supporting #MeToo in South Korea and trying to popularise a follow-up movement, #WithYou, which represents support for victims of sexual harassment. Showing up at a media briefing for the JTBC drama, Misty, with actor Ji Jin Hee (left) last Friday, Kim wore a black suit to express her support for the movements. "I hope that society can listen carefully to those who spoke out bravely," she said.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 06, 2018, with the headline '#WithYou gains ground in South Korea'. Print Edition | Subscribe