*** TODAY at 2 p.m., activists in Washington, DC, will be marching to remind people that these are Our Streets, Too, and street harassment should end! ***
Read stories, news articles, blog posts, and tweets about street harassment from the past week and find relevant announcements and upcoming street harassment events.
Street Harassment Stories:
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Street Harassment in the News, on the Blogs:
*Women’s E-News, “Time to Count Street Harassment as Hostile Acts“
* Philadelphia Weekly, “Women Take a Stand Against Street Harassment“
* Mumbai Boss, “Holla To Be Heard“
* Daily News & Analysis India, “Eve-teasing could now land you in jail“
* Christian Science Monitor, “Egyptians fight sexual harassment with June 20 Twitter campaign“
* Percolate Magazine, “Guest Blog: Street Harassment – Why Clothing Doesn’t Matter“
* Sian and Crooked Rib, “I am a hollaback girl“
* The Times of India, “Chennai: Std 10 girl harassed by four youths“
* Americas Quarterly, “Guatemala Debuts ‘Women Only’ Buses“
* Ahram Online, “‘Speak up!’ blogging on sexual harassment in Egypt just a start“
* Bikyamasr, “One reader’s stories of sexual harassment in Egypt“
* Pacific Free Press, “SlutWalk in Honduras“
* Christian Science Monitor, “Egyptian men explain their relentless catcalls“
* Press TV, “Egyptians tweet to end sexual harassment“
* The UN launches a “Safe and Friendly Cities for All” campaign
* There’s a new anti-street harassment group in Sri Lanka
*Learn about and help fund Hollaback’s bystander campaign, “I’ve Got Your Back“
* Sign Mend the Gap’s petition to address subway harassment in Delhi, India
* College students, enter the Hollaback essay contest, entries due August 1.
* Are you in Egypt? Use HarassMap to report your street harassers
* Have an iPhone? Download the Hollaback iPhone app that lets you report street harassers
10 Tweets from the Week:
1. CatCall “Ooh baby! I like that. So sexy.” Ave C Thanks. Now I feel gross.
5. ashcampaign is en route to a meeting with a big production company who want to do a documentary on street harassment!
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