Story Submissions Recap:
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- Stop Street Harassment Blog: There were 9 stories from contributors in: India, Spain, New Jersey, Virginia, Walsall, UK, Reading, UK, California, Costa Rica, and Massachusetts
In the News:
- Forbes.com article on commuter harassment (written by me) and syndicated on ABC News (the business section!)
- AFP article on eve teasing and suicides in Bangladesh
- In India, Transjakarta Bus stops will have women police officers and security cameras to curb sexual harassment
- “Men Taste Sex Harassment Gauntlet“
10 Street Harassment Tweets from the Week:
- jennpozner Bklyn dudes, when’ll you realize your “How YOU doin?” street harassment is as tired as a Friends rerun?
- barcc Street harassment=attempt to control the physical public space, but always feels so personal.
- TashCas Another day, another slur of street harassment thrown my way. Ugh. Odds of a gun/knife getting pulled on me if I talk back…?
- sboehmer No, it’s not that I’m shy. It’s more that your commentary on my “sweet ass” isn’t deserving of my attention. #streetharassment
- ShoDav Why can’t men just keep their mouths shut? Catcalling is rude and unnecessary. Ugh.
- hollabackdc thanks 2 @rendsmith for contacting OAG after reading this http://bit.ly/bIoV7r. ❤ community response to street harassment.
- RightRides no license? no problem! u don’t need 2 drive 2 volunteer on a @rightrides driving team. email firstname.lastname@example.org 4 info
- ForbesWoman Stop Commuter Harassment. It’s a problem 80 to 100% of women face and employers should take note @forbeswoman http://cptl.st/9xcmPS
- UpliftMagazine Welsh PSA’s, Hey Baby & Schrödinger’s Rapist – Street Harassment, It All Adds up! http://tinyurl.com/3xktlcd
- jessielovesyu Street harassment needs to stop. #fuckpatriarchy
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