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Como Reaccionar Ante El Acoso

Resources, street harassment | on November, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The new Peruvian group Trujillo sin violencia asked if they could adapt our “Quick guide to addressing street harassment” graphic for Spanish speakers. Of course we said yes and here is the end product! Excelente! Share on Facebook

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USA: A Brief History of Anti-Harassment Activism in Comics

correspondents, Resources, street harassment | on November, 22, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Katie Bowers, NY, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent As a community educator, I work with a wide range of people.  On any given day, I might spend the morning with adults talking about nutrition, the afternoon exploding homemade volcanoes with elementary students, and the evening working with high schoolers on a community change project.  I’ve got [...]

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San Francisco Man Stabbedy by Harasser

male perspective, News stories | on November, 21, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Trigger Warning. Via Jezebel “A San Francisco man was stabbed and sustained life threatening injuries simply because he dared to ask a catcaller to leave his girlfriend alone.” This is one of several stories from the past year where a father, boyfriend or male bystander stood up for a harassed woman and was hurt (or [...]

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Harasser threatens to shoot woman who ignores him

News stories | on November, 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Trigger Warning. Despite what some people think, ignoring a harasser can lead to escalation too. There is no magic response that can keep everyone safe. That’s why we have to focus on stopping harassment in the first place. I am so glad she was able to get away safely!! Via Komo News: “SEATTLE — A [...]

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Saudi Arabia: A Ban on “Seductive Eyes”

News stories | on November, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Well if you thought women’s bodies couldn’t be policed any further… in Saudi Arabia women can’t have “tempting eyes” showing…. Via Pakistan Today: “A new law in Saudi Arabia banning ‘tempting eyes’ has become the latest example of female oppression in the country. The law states that women with alluring eyes will be forced to [...]

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Suspect Charged in Spears’ Murder

News stories, race, street harassment | on November, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Trigger Warning! Via Huffington Post “A suspect has been charged in connection with the death of Mary “Unique” Spears, aDetroit woman shot to death after allegedly rejecting the man’s sexual advances. Mark Dorch, 38, was charged with first degree murder and assault with intent to murder, among other charges. His trial is scheduled to begin [...]

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“The first time I was mistaken for a sex worker…”

News stories, street harassment | on November, 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Stop Street Harassment’s board member Maureen Evans Arthurs bravely shared some of her personal stories in an op-ed for the Washington Post about men at events presuming she is a sex worker just because she is a Black woman with a white husband. She had never shared them before. “The first time I was mistaken [...]

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