Emma Stone and Shonda Rhimes are amont the women who teamed up to create Time's Up, which aims to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

In a "solidarity letter" published on its website, Time's Up says the "struggle for women to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard" must end, adding: "Time's up on this impenetrable monopoly". As of Monday afternoon, the fund, which will be used to represent women in sexual harassment cases, had raised almost $14 million toward a $15 million goal on its GoFundMe page.

2017 WAS A watershed year for Hollywood, as decades worth of sexual harassment and abuses of power came to light. The campaign with hashtag #timesup will also push for legislation to penalise companies that tolerate harassment and to discourage the use of nondisclosure agreements to silence victims, according to the New York Times.


One of Time's Up major aspects is a legal defense fund for which the organization is now soliciting donations via a GoFundMe.

The fund will be housed at and administered by the National Women's Law Center, a women's rights legal organization, and managed by Christina M. Tchen, former Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama.

And a request that women walking the red carpet at the Golden Globes speak out and raise awareness by wearing black.


Hollywood icon Reese Witherspoon shared a post on the initiative on Instagram, along with the message: "I stand with ALL WOMEN across every industry to say#TIMESUP on abuse, harassment, marginalization and underrepresentation". Powered by women, TIME'S UP addresses the systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential.

Hollywood stars including Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Chastain and Natalie Portman have backed a campaign against sexual harassment called Time's Up as donations flood in for a multi-million dollar legal fund to fight abuse cases in the workplace.

While the group announced itself to the world this week, meetings actually began back in October and have been taking place weekly ever since.


It follows the assault and harassment allegations which emerged in the industry recently.

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