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International Museum of Women’s Exhibit “Imagining Equality”

Resources, street harassment | on September, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The International Museum of Women has a new online exhibit, Imagining Equality. “Violence against women is one of the biggest barriers to gender inequality. But violence is not something men are born to commit, or women are born to be subject to. Violence is a social norm that too many cultures still tolerate or even cultivate. In [...]

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Will Kansas City Pass An Anti-Harassment Ordinance?

News stories, public harassment, SSH programs | on September, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Woo, great press this week for our Safe Public Spaces Mentees BikeWalkKC in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Via Kansas City Star: “‘We’re encouraging people to walk and bike more,’ Kansas City Councilman John Sharp said, ‘and they certainly ought to be allowed to do that without harassment.’ Broad anti-harassment ordinances are already on the books [...]

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Help Fund New Film: Violation

Resources, street harassment | on September, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Violation is a short film that explores sexual violence against African American women through the lens of Shayla, a female combat veteran, and her experience with street harassment. Juxtaposing the experience of living in violent communities with the dangerous and unpredictable environment of war, Violation explores PTSD as a valid response to both. Consider making a [...]

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Video: “No mas puercas costumbres” (No more degrading customs)

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on September, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Watch the video “No more degrading customs” (No mas puercas costumbres) Film creator Paulina Romero shared the following about it with me for the SSH blog. “Since my teenage years, I suffered street harassment in the streets of my country, Mexico. “No more degrading customs” came out from my personal need to denounce it. It’s [...]

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UK: Street harassment exhibition on Sept. 16

Events, street harassment | on September, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

My name is Jennifer and I’m currently finishing my Masters in Fashion at Kingston University – London. My final project is called “It’s not my fault. It’s yours” and it is an intervention to contemporary sexual harassment through fashion. What I have developed is an outfit with a panic alarm, siren and gps SOS button. [...]

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Racial profiling of Black Women

News stories, street harassment | on September, 14, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Via MIC: “African-American actress Danièle Watts claims she was “handcuffed and detained” by police officers from the Los Angeles Police Department at CBS’s Studio City production facility on Thursday after allegedly being mistaken for a prostitute…. Sadly, this isn’t the first time something like this has happened. In 2008, a Galveston, Texas couple sued three police [...]

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Nicaragua Safe Public Spaces Team Starts Their Survey!

nonprofit, SSH programs, street harassment | on September, 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Our Safe Public Spaces Mentoring team in Nicaragua (Observatorio Contra el Acoso Callejero Nicaragu) spent today surveying people at bus stops about #streetharassment. They aim to survey at least 2000 people this fall. So proud of them!! Share on Facebook

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