2012 September

Digest of street harassment stories, news, announcements & tweets: September 30, 2012

News stories, Stories, street harassment, weekly round up | on September, 30, 2012 | by | 1 Comments

Read stories, news articles, blog posts, and tweets about street harassment from the past few weeks. ** Sign up to receive a monthly e-newsletter from Stop Street Harassment *** Street Harassment Stories: Share your story! You can read street harassment stories on the Web at: Stop Street Harassment Blog HarassMap in Egypt Bijoya in Bangladesh [...]

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Tell Harassers What You Think of Them

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Genius idea from the I am Not an Object Tumblr:   Share on Facebook

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Street Harassment is Not a Compliment

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Russian Activist Group Speaks Out Against Street Harassment

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I am too excited to go to bed after reading this news article. What a great activism story! Perhaps cultural change and legal change around street harassment will happen sooner than we think. Via The Voice of Russia: “[A new group called] RosNahal which roughly translates to “brazen Russian”… is responsible for a viral Russian [...]

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Protests Held for Murdered Woman & Her Alleged Murderer is Arrested

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Last week, a street harasser in Egypt murdered a 16-year-old woman after she stood up to him. Outraged, students at the nearby Assiut University held a protest in her memory. Via the Daily News Egypt: “Mustafa is not the victim of her harasser and murderer, but the victim of an entire society which blacklists any [...]

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NY: New Bill Harsher on Unwanted Sexual Touching

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Image via the Village Voice In New York City, the police department receives more than 1,000 complaints about public lewdness or forcible sexual touching each year…and these are vastly under-reported crimes. Because of this problem, new state legislation was recently introduced that would give offenders found guilty of unwanted sexual contact a felony with jail [...]

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Digest of street harassment stories, news, announcements & tweets: September 22, 2012

News stories, Resources, street harassment, weekly round up | on September, 22, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Read stories, news articles, blog posts, and tweets about street harassment from the past few weeks. ** Sign up to receive a monthly e-newsletter from Stop Street Harassment *** Street Harassment Stories: Share your story! You can read street harassment stories on the Web at: Stop Street Harassment Blog HarassMap in Egypt Bijoya in Bangladesh [...]

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