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Over 300 women in Hollywood have [joint / joined] together to fight sexual harassment. They have [started / starting] a movement called 'Time's Up'. They want men to know that time is [down / up] for women not being treated fairly and equally. They are angry about the inequality [in / on] the movie industry and the amount [at / of] harassment working-class women face around the USA. The women are famous actresses, as [good / well] as female agents, directors, executives and producers. The group [paid / pay] for a letter to be printed in newspapers. It said: "The struggle for women to break in, to [arise / rise] up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged [on / in] male-dominated workplaces must end". It added that "time's up" for men controlling [everything / thing] .

The Time's Up movement started in October, [sooner / soon] after many top actresses reported that [movie / moved] producer Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed them. Its leaders have [asking / asked] actresses to wear black when they walk [along / longing] the red carpet of The Golden Globes awards ceremony on Sunday. They want women [to / for] use the red carpet to speak out against [gender / general] and racial inequality. Actress Eva Longoria said: "For years, we've sold these awards shows [has / as] women, with our gowns and colors and our beautiful faces and our [grammar / glamour] ." She added that: "This time, the industry cannot [except / expect] us to go up and twirl around. That's not what this moment is [about / around] ."

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