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Big Bad Wolves in Connecticut

Stories, street harassment | on November, 28, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I remember when I was running errands for my grandmother in her neighborhood. The part of the city she lives in is a bit questionable, but I always felt okay moving around in familiar areas during the day time. I was walking across a plaza on the way to her senior living apartment home when [...]

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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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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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Suggested Changes in the Philippines: Sexual Harassment Measures Beyond the Office

correspondents, street harassment | on November, 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Angie Evans, Washington, DC, SSH Blog Correspondent Halfway through our trip to the Philippines, I forced myself to change. I didn’t have a near death experience or attend transcendental meditation. I questioned myself because I was looking around a strip club that doubled as a midget boxing ring and realized that I hadn’t looked any of [...]

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“Getting in my face with a glass bottle in his hand’

Stories, street harassment | on November, 26, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

I was trying to get a taxi home after a night out with a friend. Unfortunately I had to wait 20 minutes outside a cab office for the cab to come. It was not the safest area. There was a club near the cab station where an intimidating guy around 6ft who was not in [...]

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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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