street harassment

USA: YouTube Trolling and Street Harassment

correspondents, online harassment, street harassment | on April, 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Dylan Jane Manderlink, Arkansas, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent I recently watched a few anti-street harassment videos made by nonprofit organizations and I was so elated and proud to see the anti-street harassment movement get traction and attention. But then I read the comments below and my mood drastically changed. I could write a rant on every single misogynistic […]

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“Then made lewd comments about my body”

Stories, street harassment | on April, 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Walking dog on street near my house. Came in to contact with three older men. One said I can tell your dog isn’t friendly but you look sweet. Told them not to come any closer that the dog will bite (he wouldn’t have). They stopped approaching me but then made lewd comments about my body. […]

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“If we want to change then we can”

Stories, street harassment | on April, 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was born and raised in a society that we can call a “Mannish Society.” In Afghanistan in families and even in every part of our society, it is the man who speaks and decides to do as he wishes. The last words are being said by men not women. Afghanistan society is a male […]

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“The car pulled a U-turn, which was terrifying”

Stories, street harassment | on April, 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was walking with my girl friend to another friend’s house at 3 a.m. along Red River Street. It was midsummer in Texas, so it was sweltering even that late, and we were prepared for the weather and the time of night with our tank tops and pajama bottoms (not that it matters). A lone […]

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“He finally decided to slap my butt and bike away”

Stories, street harassment | on April, 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Today I was running around a lake by my apartment and a guy kept following me on his bike until he finally decided to slap my butt and bike away. I felt violated, upset, angry, mad, scared, confused, irritated, and shocked. This is not the first time I have been harassed or had my body […]

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“I felt strong – like I could take care of myself”

Stories, street harassment | on April, 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

When I was a college freshman, I lived in a communal dorm. An obnoxious group of guys would always hang out in the lobby and call out sexual slurs at me as I came and left my room. It was humiliating. I found myself trying to run past them before they noticed me, and even […]

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“We both hid at the edge of building and were afraid of facing them”

Stories, street harassment | on April, 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

It was last September 2014 and my colleagues and I were returning from our school picnic, held in Daman (touristic place of Nepal, known as snowy village), around 10 PM. Two guys were behind us by approximately 1 km. Then there were two drunk men beating a person who was riding bicycle. They tried to rob […]

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