A Week In Our Shoes: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

From Hollaback! HQ

Happy Friday Hollas!!! IT’S VALENTINE’S DAY!!! “In a sea of people, my eyes will always search for you.”- Unknown. If it wasn’t for a dedicated and supportive audience like you, we wouldn’t be where we are today. We at HQ would like to give a heartfelt thank you for allowing us to share so many memories with you. From #FeministDelights in Edinburgh to #BystanderIntervention seminars in Jakarta. The happy times we’ve shared and the hard times, has made us stronger, as we strive to create safer spaces for you. To all the survivors, your stories have inspired us to continue paving the way for you and others. Your stories have truly made a difference in our lives. #WeGotYourBack #WeBelieveYou #Love

Speaking of inspiration and closure…we have created a “Healing and Getting Closure After Harassment At Work” guide. Feel free to check it out, by clicking HERE.

Around The World

The Bahamas

Shout Out to Hollaback! Bahamas for being apart of Equality Bahamas, “Women’s Wednesdays: Sexual Health Discussion.” This sexual health event, generated conversation about period regulation, condom use, pros and cons of IUDs, best type of underwear to wear, vaginal discharge, talking to the youth about sex and much more. These types of conversations make a huge difference in helping people stay healthy and make better choices. Great job!!

Ottawa

In the theme of Valentine’s Day, Hollaback! Ottawa has shared their feelings about the conversations surrounding #BystanderIntervention and they are becoming popular. Thanks again, Vice Newsletter for sharing Hollaback!’s 5D’s of intervention. Check it out, by clicking HERE

Croatia

 You gotta fight for the ones you love! Hollaback! Croatia would like to invite you to join them in a fight against street harassment with fresh looks, ideas and inspiration from you. For more information, feel free to contact them at [email protected].

Baltimore

Shawna Potter, Hollaback! Baltimore’s founder, is spreading the love of feminist activism! Say what?! This awesome activist was not only featured, but had a spread in Maximum RocknRoll’s article which includes an in-depth interview about her book, “Making Safer Spaces: A Guide To Giving Harassment The Boot Wherever You Work, Play and Gather”, which includes her anti-harassment work with Hollaback! and much more. The love never ends! Head over heels with this article. Check it out HERE.

 

Catch you in our next issue of A Week In Our Shoes!

Asha, WIOS Editor

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