2,000 Women From Swedish Music Industry Sign #MeToo Letter

The women shared shocking stories of disrespect and physical abuse. Seemingly unrelated, a leading executive from one of the country's largest labels was suspended shortly after.
Swedish singer Robyn, performing in Boston. The pop star was one of thousands who signed on to a letter excoriating sexual harassment and abuse in the music industry. Source: Natasha Moustache

"We know who you are."

So concludes a letter, part of the #MeToo campaign addressing and confronting sexual harassment and assault in the workplace and beyond, signed by more than 2,000 women within the Swedish music industry. They work for companies big and small, including major and independent labels, promoters like Live Nation, the streaming service Spotify (which was founded in the country) and high-profile artists like Robyn and The Cardigans' Nina Persson. and the was published over the weekend by the newspaper.

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