Day 5 of the 7th annual International Anti-Street Harassment Week has concluded. Here are some highlights.
- You can view more photos of the actions in our photo album.
- Check out the growing list of media coverage!
- Join the next tweet chat tomorrow, led by Safecity and Global Utmaning, a Swedish Think Tank that initiated the Urban Girls Movement, on “Safe Public Space- Key to Sustainable Development'”, from 9 – 10 p.m. IST, (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT). Use #UrbanGirlsMovement and #EndSH
Lots of groups all over the world are sharing messages on social media across the week. Here are examples of content shared today from Canada, France, Guatemala, Italy, Kenya, and Spain.
Accion Respeto held an event.
Think Olga did a video/discussion about street harassment and pop culture.
Biblioteca Vasconcelos hosted an event where Lilián de Paz, Tamara de Anda & Ana Gabriela Robles talked about being harassed in Mexico City, an aim to explain this issue to the society.
Hollaback! Nederland and the Imagine Project of Emancipator and Volta held an interactive workshop with school-aged boys to encourage critical thinking about street harassment and to take a pledge against street harassment as the first cohort of Young Ambassadors for Safe Streets.
Katherine Belen of the UN Safe Cities programme in Metro Manila did an interview on Radyo Singko about the #SafeCities campaign
Hollaback! Derby’s website launched.
Working Bikes’ WTF! Night (Women Trans Femme) Presented: Breaking the Cycle of Street Harassment, a screening of the Ovarian Psycos documentary and a discussion on harassment in public spaces.
University of Louisville Women’s Center and Women 4 Women Student Board hosted a speaker to talk about what street harassment is, the prevalence of it, and bystander intervention training. A few students spoke about their experience with street harassment and how race, gender, religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation intersect into their individual experience with street harassment
Our board member Lindsey went out late last night and chalked in downtown Minneapolis. Morning commuters posted photos on social media, praising her work.
Oberlin College dance students performed a short version of The Window Sex Project, as a part of their “Spring Back” concert. The work was originally devised by Sydnie L. Mosley, her Harlem-based dance company, and Harlem community members, and is being re-staged for the first time on students. The performance is part of a larger event and will run tomorrow night as well.
Susquehanna University’s Women’s Resource Center and Women’s Studies program held their 5th annual chalk walk, despite the rain!
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