Chile's #MeToo moment: students protest against sexual harassment

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Seven years after student protests paralyzed schools and universities, a new generation of activists pick up the fight

Seven years ago, a wave of student protests paralyzed schools and universities across Chile, eventually forcing the president, Sebastián Piñera, to sack his education minister and promise massive investment in an educational system that was seen as unduly focused on making a profit.

This year, with Piñera back in power, a new generation of activists has launched a wave of strikes, occupations and protests against sexual harassment and sexual discrimination within the country’s universities.

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