Meet the activists who accompanied stars to the Golden Globes

Meet the activists who accompanied stars to the Golden Globes

"It's a moment to transform both the written and unwritten rules that devalue the lives and experiences of women".

This year, many celebrities, including Emma Stone, Emma Watson and Meryl Streep, brought activists as their guests to the show as a part of the #TimesUp movement to bring awareness to sexual harassment and many other issues.

Meryl Streep's activist date was Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of Caring Across Generations campaign.

"I'm moved beyond measure to be standing next to this woman", Williams told E! on the red carpet, standing alongside Burke.

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Inspired by the Time's Up movement, which is an initiative to advocate a better workplace for women and to end sexual harassment, some attendees are taking things further at this year's awards. The full list of activists, as well as their full statement, is below. The organization was formed in 2011 and its objective is to "unify the struggle to promote farm worker women's leadership in a national movement to create a broader visibility and advocate for changes that ensure their human rights", according to the group's website.

For prominent women in entertainment attending the 75th Golden Globes Sunday, donning black is about more than making a fashion statement. Each of us will be highlighting legislative, community-level and interpersonal solutions that contribute to ending violence against women in all our communities.

"We believe we are nearing a tipping point in transforming the culture of violence in the countries where we live and work", they wrote. She is also the senior director for Girls For Gender Equity. There is still much work to do, and many hands required to do it. "And we want to fix that and we feel sort of emboldened in this particular moment to stand together in a thick black line dividing then from now". "A lot of women say they've been sexually harassed but didn't do anything about it because it was never as bad as when they were young women working in restaurants", she says.

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