Foong Li Mei
Feb 26, 2018

Sexual harassment emerges from the shadows in Asia

As the #metoo movement spreads across APAC, victims of inappropriate behaviour are tentatively starting to come out of the woodwork in the advertising and marcomms industry.

#metoo has become the tag for a worldwide movement against sexual harassment

Cindy Gallop wanted names. And she’s got them.

Since calling for sexual harassment victims in advertising to write to her last October, the industry veteran says her inbox has been flooded with hundreds of emails from both women and men all over the world, including Asia. The stories range from verbal harassment to molestations and groping to violent sexual assaults.

Gallop wants to gather enough victims to expose the perpetrators in public....

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