We, As Ourselves
Glamour: The New Initiative Uplifting the Stories of Black Survivors of Sexual Violence.
Black survivors, Culture, Safety, We, As Ourselves
Three years after #MeToo, survivors of sexual violence still face significant barriers to coming forward and seeking justice, especially Black survivors. We, As Ourselves — a new initiative by TIME’S UP Foundation, ‘me too’ international, and the National Women’s Law Center — is changing that.
Monifa Bandele, chief operating officer at TIME’S UP Foundation, said the initiative is “a response to the fact that Black women have been on the forefront of fighting for survivor justice but at the same time are invisible in the stories that were being told, and feel unworthy of care in this movement.” Read more about We, As Ourselves in Glamour here.