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#MeToo movement leaves mark on PyeongChang

#MeToo movement leaves mark on PyeongChang

February 12, 2018 09:32 PM

The winter Olympics in Pyeongchang arrives amid the revolution in women's rights that has brought down American celebrities, politicians and the entire board of U.S.A Gymnastics.
    
So this year, an organized contingent of offices designed to help sexual assault victims is dotted around the sprawling Olympics venues.
    
It ranges from clinics that cater to world-class athletes to four trailers run by a local nun, organized for the army of 14,000 mostly young, mostly female volunteers.
    
One of them runs a hotline for Olympians. Sungook Kim goes by her religious name, Sister Droste. To describe her mission, she says two words -- "me too."

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