Month: April 2010

Californians: Make Your Workplace Harassment-Proof

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Why I Hollaback: Salam’s Story

This is the fourth video in the “Why I Hollaback” series. “Why I Hollaback” tells the story of how and why folks decide to take the leap, speak up, and start Holla’ing back. We will release a new story every Monday and accept submissions from all over the world. So tell us your story — … Continued

Obama Includes Verbal Harassment in his Sexual Assault Month Speech!

I couldn’t have said it better myself. In his Presidential Proclamation for Sexual Assault Awareness month Obama says: “Every day, women, men, and children across America suffer the pain and trauma of sexual assault. From verbal harassment and intimidation to molestation and rape, this crime occurs far too frequently, goes unreported far too often, and … Continued

Help the Research Happen!

As you all know, street harassment is a seriously under-researched issue. As activists, this makes it hard to bring attention to this incredibly important issue. Help push the agenda forward by taking these two surveys: This one is investigating how women present themselves and whether that influences perceptions of street harassment. This one is looking … Continued