Financially Hard-up Women Get Help in Pursuing MeToo Cases

Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, victims have now teamed up with top-notch lawyers to pursue #MeToo-style sex harassment cases that they otherwise couldn’t have afforded.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A dollar store cashier from Brooklyn. Five fire department paramedics in Chicago. An aspiring singer shunned by Nashville’s country music establishment. Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, they’ve now teamed up with top-notch lawyers to pursue #MeToo-style sex harassment cases that they otherwise couldn’t have afforded. In its early phases, the #MeToo movement was epitomized by professional women from the worlds of movie-making, media and politics who spoke out about…

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