- Almost half of all women in Germany have been sexually harassed before.
- The video contribution “Men’s Worlds” deals with this first topic, which was broadcast on Prosieben on Wednesday evening and then went viral.
- The TV jokers Joko Winterscheidt and Heufer-Umlauf earned 15 minutes of free broadcasting time at ProSieben and used it to let women like author Sophie Passmann and presenter Palina Rojinski report on the topic.
Get sexist sayings and messages or pictures of male genitals unsolicited – many women know that. Also, that at least one complicity in the clothes of a woman is sought for rapes, is not uncommon. The moderators Joko Winterscheidt (41) and Klaas Heufer-Umlauf (36) highlighted all of these topics with their show “Men’s Worlds – Harassment of Women” – and received above all thanks and approval online. Numerous users of social media were dismayed and also reported similar experiences – from sexual harassment to sexual violence.
Winterscheidt and Heufer-Umlauf had earned 15 minutes of free airtime on ProSieben and used it for the serious topic. As “Not for the faint of heart”, Heufer-Umlauf had announced the post on Twitter. With regard to the corona pandemic, Joko and Klaas wrote in their shared Twitter account: “Almost half of all women in Germany have been sexually harassed before. Even in the current times of crisis, other important topics must not go under. ”The author and journalist Sophie Passmann led from 8:15 pm through the fictitious art exhibition“ Men’s Worlds ”.
Around 2.04 million viewers watched the program on television on Wednesday evening, which corresponds to a market share of 6.3 percent. The post was viewed more than a million times on YouTube by Thursday noon. Prosieben announced on Twitter that it would resubmit the post late Thursday evening: “Because it is so important.”
The hashtag #maennerwelten was used on Twitter more than 18,000 times until Thursday afternoon. The basic tenor: Thanks to Joko and Klaas for addressing this important topic at this time. “It’s not your fault. Never # men’s worlds, ”tweeted about the spokeswoman for women’s policy and deputy chairwoman of the Greens in the federal government, Ricarda Lang. The journalist Anne Will linked the article in a tweet with the addition “mandatory program”.