Women who shared their experiences helped inspire others to do the same and led to the #metoo movement.

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Time Magazine has named sexual assault and harassment silence breakers as their Person of the Year

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"The people who have broken their silence on sexual assault and harassment span all races, all income classes, all occupations and virtually all corners of the globe. Their collective anger has spurred immediate and shocking results. For their influence on 2017, they are TIME’s Person of the Year," the magazine's website says. Pictured on the cover, are:

Runners up included President Donald Trump, Chinese politician Xi Jinping, special counsel Robert Mueller, North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un, former NFLer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick, and 'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins.

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