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Afghanistan: No excuse for street harassment

anti-street harassment week, male perspective, Stories, street harassment | on April, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Guest Blog Post for International Anti-Street Harassment Week 2015 To be honest, I didn’t understand Afghan women’s problems till I got engaged. Before that, I was living in a family of men. I have three brothers and no biological sisters living with us. My mother is a traditional woman who believes that in-order to go […]

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Kenyan program improves boys’ attitudes towards girls

male perspective, News stories, Resources | on March, 26, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

We need this kind of programming in every country, every school! Via Reuters: “The schoolboy watched as a man tried to remove the nappy of a little girl he was dragging along a Nairobi riverbank, suspecting that he was going to rape her. Having been trained to defend girls against sexual assault, the boy called […]

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Afghan men promote women’s rights, Indian men harass girls

male perspective, News stories, street harassment | on March, 06, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Via HuffPost: “A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women’s rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women. The hardline Taliban forced women to wear burqas in public during their rule in the 1990s and concern […]

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#BeThatGuy at the Super Bowl

male perspective, Resources | on February, 01, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

From our friends at Breakthrough: “Going out to a bar or restaurant can be a great way to celebrate the #SuperBowl. You’re with tons of people and have tons of TV screen options. But for many waitresses and bartenders, there’s also tons of sexual harassment. So what can …you do about it? #BeThatGuy who treats […]

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USA: Yik Yak Messages Promote a Culture of Harassment

correspondents, male perspective, street harassment | on January, 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Tyler Bradley, Michigan, USA Blog Correspondent Up until a year ago or so, I hadn’t considered street harassment as being as prevalent in small communities like the one I live in. I’m enrolled at Saginaw Valley State University, a mid-sized public institution in Mid-Michigan with a student population of about 9,800. I always considered it being […]

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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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Why We Shouldn’t Lose Sight of Full Equality

LGBTQ, male perspective, street harassment | on October, 30, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Cross-posted with permission from the author Patrick McNeil, our board member, from the Huffington Post Late last week, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel found that the Department of the Army had discriminated against Tamara Lusardi based on her gender identity in a significant ruling that said Lusardi’s restricted daily movement “constituted discriminatory harassment under the guiding […]

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