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Street Harassment In the News, on the Blogs:
* Guardian, “Four in 10 young women sexually harassed in public spaces, survey finds;” Mail Online, “Catcalls, wolf whistles and groping: How 40% of young women in London have suffered sexual harassment in public places;” MSN UK, “Sexual harassment ‘common’ in city;” The Independent, “Catcalls, whistles, groping: the everyday picture of sexual harassment in London;” itv News, “Sexual harassment ‘common’ in London;” The Independent, “Only 4 in 10? We should speak up about harassment;” Guardian, “Sexual harassment is no laughing matter;” International Business Times, “Sexual Harassment of Women in London at Shocking Levels“
* The Independent i Editor’s Letter: “No means no”
* The Independent, “Why do some men consider the street as a female meat market?“
* Ireland Independent, “Laurie Penny: Why do so many men harass women on the streets? it might seem funny, but it’s not“
* The Times of India, “Kolkata organises ‘SlutWalk‘”
* Global Voices, “Bangladesh: Using Blogging to Expose ‘Eve Teasing’“
* Rookie, “It Happens All the Time“
* Taking the Lane, “Street harassment: Anatomy of a pain in the ass“
* ESPN-W, “Hollaback! helps women fight harassment“
* Guardian, “Indian women turn to firearms against threat of violence“
* Queen Stardust, “It Happens All the Time: Street Harassment“
* Seek New Travel, “Is Street Harassment Ever Ok?”
* My San Antonio, “Schlitterbahn custodian busted for photographing women“
* Jezebel, “How Do We Make Street Harassment Go Away?“
* Midsummer Adieu, “A Middle-Aged Man Leered at Me Yesterday“
* Activists in South Africa launched a new website about street harassment
* The anti-sexual harassment public service announcement signs are now up in several Washington, DC metro stations!
* If you’re in DC, come out for a FREE event about street harassment in Kabul, Afghanistan and Washington, DC, on Tues, May 29, 5:45 p.m. at the MLK library.
* In NYC on June 2 — “Queerocracy presents QRASH Course: Queers Resisting All Street Harassment“
* Help fund a new film about street harassment
* Change.org petition: Tell VisitPhilly.com: Please place advertisements that reflect the true value of our city.
* Read a report about the events of Anti-Street Harassment Week 2012.
* The Stop Street Harassment book is available in paperback for $15.
* Submit art about street harassment for the VoiceTool Product exhibit in San Francisco, CA
* The Adventures of Salwa campaign has a hotline for sexual harassment cases in Lebanon: 76-676862.
* In Bangalore, India, there is a helpline for street harassment 080 – 22943225 / 22864023
15 Tweets from the Week:
4. @defense4women @hkearl Clothing is just another excuse men use to make unwanted comments or advances.
8. @londonfeminist Clue: if your flirting is mistaken for street harassment, you’re doing it wrong. HTH.
15. @saltyfree Who wants to help me start a non-profit that provides headphones & sunglasses to girls to help avoid street harassment?Share on Facebook