street harassment

“No, we are NOT flattered.”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Today, I was walking home from my campus when I had to pass the usual street that leads to my house. There has been a construction site on that street for around three months, and I have been catcalled several times by the workers on that site. This time one when I passed, one of [...]

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“Why Me?”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 24, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I am so damn sick of this happening to me. Today while outside I experienced getting harassed twice and each and every time that it has happened I have tried to ignore it and even stand up to it, but I have then realized that there is no use in me even wasting my time [...]

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“Luckily I could escape this time”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Biking from school (art school is open till late) at 22.00, it was raining cats and dogs. Since I didn’t got a raincoat, I could feel the water running down my skin into my shoes. In an attempt not to get to grumpy, I started to sing. Almost home, I needed to enter several tunnels [...]

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“Is there anything we can do to stop catcallers?”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Today someone catcalled to me for the first time in my life. I am 15 and my friends who were with me are also in high school in a small town in New England. We are on the cross country team and were out in the middle of a run. We were at a crosswalk [...]

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“My Night Was Ruined”

Stories, street harassment | on October, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

The bus was overly crowded. I was pushed up against other people and I had trouble staying upright. My arm was already aching from holding onto the overhead bar for dear life, trying to keep myself from falling on top of the people in front of me, a group of men sitting on a long-ish [...]

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UK: Empowering Women through Street Art

correspondents, street harassment | on October, 23, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Siel Devos, London, England, SSH Blog Correspondent Last month I wrote about how I experienced harassment in Amman, and I ended my post by wondering how we can address this issue and bring a change to the mentality of Arab men and boys towards women. You can imagine my excitement when I came across a [...]

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USA: Safer streets becoming a reality in Kansas City

SSH programs, street harassment | on October, 22, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Our six Safe Public Spaces Mentees are half-way through their projects. This week we are featuring their blog posts detailing how the projects are going so far. This sixth post is from our team in the USA. Their projects are supported by SSH donors. If you would like to donate to support the 2015 mentees, we would greatly appreciate [...]

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