For this year's "Person of the Year" - the annual title that Time magazine confers upon individuals who have greatly influenced the news cycle that year - they chose to honour a group of individuals instead, called "The Silence Breakers".
The cover image accompanying the story features actress Ashley Judd, Taylor Swift and former Uber engineer Susan Fowler, who have all spoken out against various forms of sexual misconduct.
Since 1927, Time has named a person or group of persons whose influence has most impacted the news and events of the past year, whether for "good or ill", "Today" reported.
"The idea that influential, inspirational individuals shape the world could not be more apt this year", Felsenthal said.
Last month, Trump suggested he was going to be namedTime Person of the Year again, but that he turned it down. It also highlights the plight of sexual harassment among people who don't have as large of an audience by featuring Isabel Pascual, a woman from Mexico who works picking strawberries, and Adama Iwu, a corporate lobbyist in Sacramento. Merkel was the fourth woman to be namedTime's Person of the Year (formerly "Man of the Year").
President Donald Trump was runner-up in the prestigious ranking, ahead of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
"The galvanizing actions of the women on our cover...along with those of hundreds of others, and of many men as well, have unleashed one of the highest-velocity shifts in our culture since the 1960s."
Trump has been accused of sexual harassment by more than a dozen women. His alleged crimes date back for decades.
The President himself has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by at least 13 women, but he has denied all the allegations and has repeatedly called the women "liars". This was brought into the forefront by American actress Alyssa Milano when she tweeted out the moving cry - "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write "me too" as a reply to this tweet" - October 15. #MeToo was actually founded by activist Tarana Burke a decade ago to raise awareness about sexual violence.
The women and men who have broken their silence span all races, all income classes, all occupations and virtually all corners of the globe.
"When a movie star says #MeToo, it becomes easier to believe the cook who's been quietly enduring for years", a Time article read.
This year's short list was dominated by men, including Chinese president Xi Jinping, special prosecutor Robert Mueller, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and National Football League player Colin Kaepernick.
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Trump podría anunciar la decisión la próxima semana, dijeron a CBS funcionarios estadounidenses bajo condición de anonimato. Pero la comunidad internacional dice que el estatus de la ciudad debe quedar determinado a través de pláticas de paz.
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