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#SafeCitiesBecause Campaign

Activist Interviews, Resources, street harassment | on May, 20, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Join ActionAid​‘s call for ‪#‎SafeCitiesBecause‬ EVERYONE deserves to go to work or university, use the bus, walk down the street – simply live their lives – without the threat of sexual attack. Find out more, join the movement, sign the pledge, and Tweet #SafeCitiesBecause today to share why you believe we need safe cities. Read […]

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USA: Poetry and Street Harassment

correspondents, street harassment | on May, 19, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Michelle Marie Ryder, USA, SSH Blog Correspondent Despite her themes of feminism, there is no Sylvia Plath poem about street harassment. If you type “street harassment” into the search bar at two of the largest poetry databases (The Poetry Foundation and poets.org) you’ll get zero results. Type in “trees” or “love” and you’ll find hundreds […]

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“I never thought that would happen to me at such a young age”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 19, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I was going to my locker to get my stuff. Some guys were sitting outside on the opposite side of my locker and we’re doing an art project. As I turn to leave and walk down the hallway, I hear one of them say ʺI’d hit that.ʺ I’m in middle school and I never thought […]

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#KillTheSilence2015 Campaign

street harassment | on May, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Wear Your Voice Magazine Releases Video PSA to End Sexual Assault Victim Blaming Oakland, CA: Wear Your Voice Magazine announces the immediate release of #KillTheSilence2015, a yearlong campaign to end the stigma sexual assault and domestic violence survivors face when going forward with their story. Victim blaming, also called secondary victimization, exposes survivors to additional […]

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“I Am Not An Object”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I already posted this story on my own personal blog but I also wanted to share it here. Thank you for creating the anti-harassment cards, I will be using them here where I live. I Am Not An Object I am so sick of the unwanted attention I receive almost every time I leave my […]

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“He was simply told he was not allowed to do that”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

I live in New York City where walking is my usual means of transport, and harassing comments (of varying degrees of aggressiveness and offensiveness) have unfortunately become a standard part of my daily routine. What prompted me to share on this site was an incident which I am finding difficult to brush off. I was […]

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“They might even catch the perpetrator”

Stories, street harassment | on May, 16, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

A drunk man on a train grabbed me and planted a kiss on my cheek. I reported him to the Transport Police, they took a statement two days later, and they found him on the train’s CCTV. They’re now going to circulate those images to local police stations and publish them in the local paper. […]

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