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New HarassMap Campaign: ‘Harasser = Criminal’

Resources, street harassment | on May, 23, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

From our friend HarassMap in Egypt: “Our campaign ‘Harasser = Criminal’ (El Mota7aresh Mogrim) is live! It is a campaign to motivate people to take action and stand up to sexual harassment when they see it happen, so that we can start building a society where sexual harassment is not tolerated and harassers do not […]

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#SayHerName

race, Resources | on May, 22, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Yesterday was the National Day of Action for Black Women and Girls. The African American Policy Forum (AAPF) release the report: “‪#‎SayHerName‬: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women” to help shed light on the extent of the issue. From the AAPF website: “Although Black women are routinely killed, raped and beaten by the police, their […]

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#SafeCitiesBecause Campaign

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on May, 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Join ActionAid​‘s call for ‪#‎SafeCitiesBecause‬ EVERYONE deserves to go to work or university, use the bus, walk down the street – simply live their lives – without the threat of sexual attack. Find out more, join the movement, sign the pledge, and Tweet #SafeCitiesBecause today to share why you believe we need safe cities. Read […]

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#KillTheSilence2015 Campaign

street harassment | on May, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Wear Your Voice Magazine Releases Video PSA to End Sexual Assault Victim Blaming Oakland, CA: Wear Your Voice Magazine announces the immediate release of #KillTheSilence2015, a yearlong campaign to end the stigma sexual assault and domestic violence survivors face when going forward with their story. Victim blaming, also called secondary victimization, exposes survivors to additional […]

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Reporter in Canada Stands up to Harassers

News stories, public harassment | on May, 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

“F–k her right in the p—y” is a harassing phrase some men have yelled at female reporters across Canada for more than a year. One reporter decided to do something about it and bring this reality to light. Numerous Canadian news outlets covered it last week. Below are excerpts from two papers. And good for […]

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New Report about Harassment on Twitter

online harassment, Resources | on May, 13, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

From our friends at Women, Action, & the Media! “The vicious targeting of women, women of color, queer women, trans women, disabled women, and other oppressed groups who speak up on online has reached crisis levels. Hate speech and violent threats are being used to silence the voices of women and gender non-conforming people in the […]

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“BU Babes Beware”??

News stories, offensive ads, street harassment | on May, 07, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Via Boston Magazine: “On Monday evening, BU police alerted people to three separate incidents of sexual assault near campus. In several of the incidents, a man approached a female from behind and attempted to lift up her skirt. Police said that a number of similar assaults had been reported over the weekend, suggesting they were […]

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