2012 October

“The driver motioned to me to get in”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 31, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

This may be very, very triggering for some people so if you get triggered by street harassment I would suggest you don’t read this. One time I was walking down the street in a summer dress to get some bread and happened to be smiling – I remember a man in a car started yelling [...]

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Classroom Lesson Plan for Download

male perspective, Resources, street harassment | on October, 30, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Jake Winn, a Peace Corps volunteer and a youth development facilitator in northern Azerbaijan, on the Russian and Georgian borders. He is also a member of Peace Corps Azerbaijan’s WID/GAD (Women in Development/Gender and Development) executive committee. He said, “Inspired by your ‘Shit Men Say to Men [...]

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I Deserve…

street harassment | on October, 30, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

I love this graphic from the Canada-based group ConsentEd! Share on Facebook

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Hurricane Sandy: 5 Stop Street Harassment Activities to Fill Your Time

Resources | on October, 29, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

I know a lot of Stop Street Harassment’s readers are on the American east coast (and so am I), so if you’re like me and are stuck in doors, waiting to see what will happen and you have some extra time on your hands, here are some ideas for what you can do. 1. Watch [...]

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“Around the age of 11/12 years old the honking, catcalling, etc, from strangers started”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 29, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

As a young woman, sexual harasment is something I’ve been experiencing since I was very young. Most girls experience it around the age they hit puberty, which is mostly around the age of 12/13 years old. Well, for me, I hit puberty at a very young age, my breasts started to grow and my hips [...]

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Digest of street harassment news: October 28, 2012

weekly round up | on October, 28, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

** 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 Collective Action for Safe Spaces HarassMap in Egypt Bijoya in Bangladesh Resist Harassment in Lebanon Ramallah Street Watch in Palestine Name and [...]

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“Spray-painting “I’m a harasser’

News stories, street harassment | on October, 27, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Quick story via AP about street harassment activism and resistance to it in Egypt yesterday: “CAIRO (AP) — A group of Egyptian men had a mission for this year’s Eid al-Adha, Islam’s biggest holiday, which began Friday. They wanted to make some effort to stop sexual harassment of women, which in past years has spiked [...]

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