street harassment

Black Power Naps

This Comic About Street Harassment Is a Reminder You're Not Alone

Ornella Ospino's graphic story follows an Afro-Latinx trans woman dealing with street harassment through ancestral ritual.
Ornella Ospino
1.10.19
street harassment

NYC Taps 'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Artist to Help Fight Street Harassment

Brooklyn artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh talks about collaborating with the city's Human Rights Commission and how street harassment relates to the #MeToo moment.
Sarah Burke
2.15.18
sexual violence

This Drama Workshop Is Teaching Kids About Sexual Harassment—And How To Challenge It

How do you educate schoolkids about complicated issues like sexism and sexual violence? The answer might lie in a unique drama workshop being trialled in London and northeast England.
Sirin Kale
11.17.17
catcallers

Meet the Woman Who Went Viral for Taking Selfies with Her Catcallers

"I noticed that all of those catcallers loved posing for pictures with me; they weren't suspicious at all. This shows that they don't view their own behavior as unwanted."
Vera Kurpershoek
10.12.17
sexual harassment

India's 'Anti-Romeo' Campaign to Make Women Safer Has Become a Huge Problem

Street harassment, sexual harassment, and stalking are huge problems in India. But a new right-wing solution—setting up police groups tasked with targeting male harassers—has fostered paranoia and abuse, limiting the freedoms it was supposed to protect.
Sunaina Kumar
6.16.17
sexual assault

Scores of Women Attacked During New Year's Eve 'Mass Molestation' in Bangalore

People in the Indian city have reported shocking stories of being sexually assaulted and terrorised by groups of men during New Year. One victim shares her experience.
Sirin Kale
1.4.17
argentina

You Can Now Get Fined for Street Harassment in Argentina

In a unanimous vote, the city of Buenos Aires has enacted a law making public sexual harassment illegal in hopes of diminishing gender-based violence.
Anna-Cat Brigida
12.7.16
News

Street Harassment Is Now a Hate Crime, Declares Police Department

The Nottinghamshire Police department in the UK is now considering misogynistic incidents to be hate crimes. But will it help?
Candace Bryan
7.13.16