The wave of #MeToo cases that has swept across Taiwan has gone on for over three weeks now. The influence of the wave of allegations has already been profound, though whether this leads to lasting social and political change regarding entrenched issues of sexual assault or harassment remains to be seen.
By Brian Hioe
President Tsai Ing-wen has asked the cabinet to draft a series of gender equality reforms, amid a recent spate of sexual harassment accusations involving politicians from both the ruling and opposition parties.
In the post #Metoo era, there is zero tolerance for sexual harassment and growing expectations for safe and diverse workplaces.