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16 Days of Activism: Day 4

16 days | on November, 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

From our friends at Take Back the Tech: “How do you challenge existing inequalities by speaking up? When you voice your thoughts, do you face threats and abuse? How is violence used to disrupt solidarity and collective action where you are? How do you fight back? From women critiquing culture to girls posting selfies, the [...]

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10 Things For Which I’m Grateful

street harassment | on November, 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

During this week of reflection and gratitude, I want to take a moment to give thanks (by the numbers). Thank you to: 1. The 231,000 unique visitors to the website (since January 2014) and the nearly 20,000 Facebook fans and 10,000 Twitter followers who are educating themselves about this issue and engaging in important discussions. [...]

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16 Days of Activism: Day 3

16 days | on November, 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

No matter who you are and where you go, being safe in public spaces should be your RIGHT! Share on Facebook

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Runners and Harassment Tweet Chat

Resources, Stories, street harassment | on November, 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I’m belatedly posting the Storify from a runners & street harassment tweet chat organized by @runhers that we participated in earlier this month. Important conversation! Share on Facebook

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16 Days of Activism: Day 2 – Teenagers Speak Out

16 days | on November, 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

More than half of all people in the USA who have experienced street harassment said they experienced it by the time they were 17 years old. That’s one reason why it’s so important to talk to teenagers about street harassment. Our board member Manuel Abril is a prevention educator in video/art programming and community organizing [...]

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Women protest from Nairobi to Delhi

News stories, street harassment | on November, 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Via The Daily Nation: “Women protest on Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2014, against street harassment, demanding the arrest of the men who stripped a lady naked when she was on the street.” Via ABC News   “In this photo by Saurabh Das, female police cadets undergo martial arts training at an [...]

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USA joins UN’s Global Safe Cities Initiative!

16 days, News stories, street harassment | on November, 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The USA is now part of UN Women’s Global Safe Cities Initiative, an effort that started four years ago in just five countries and has expanded to nearly 20 countries. The Initiative is “the first-ever global comparative programme that develops, implements, and evaluates comprehensive approaches to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and other forms [...]

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