Happy birthday, #MeToo - there's still a long way to go

Anna Zuccaro (left) and her sister, Mia Merrill, last month unsuccessfully petitioned the Metropolitan Museum of Art to take down a painting of a young girl by Balthus.PHOTO: NYTIMES

It has been a year since The New York Times published its expose on Harvey Weinstein and galvanised the movement of #MeToo.

The intervening months have sparked a fury of debate and accusation. Huge, powerful men have been dethroned. Film stars humiliated. Comedians disgraced. Editors chastened. Executives expelled.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2018, with the headline 'Happy birthday, #MeToo - there's still a long way to go'. Print Edition | Subscribe