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HOLLAWho? Meet Chandigarh.

Meet Rubina Singh, site leader in Chandigarh, India. Interview conducted by Rita Beth.   When did you start your holla? August 2011 Why did you start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback! mean to you? Street harassment had become a daily reality for me. I was tired and had no idea what to do about … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: “It made me nervous.”

I was walking down a street and a group of painters/workers keep going up and down the street honking and yelling things at me. It made me nervous because I was alone and they went up and down the street more than 3 times. I thought they were going to follow me all the way … Continued

Anne Marie’s story: “I declare this verbal war: won.”

Today, like every other day, I was sexually harassed by a man on the street. As I was walking to my university’s student association to draw money from the ATM, two older men were sitting directly outside the entrance door. As I walked into the association, one gentleman said “ooooOOOOOO siiiiiim Senhora” in a sexual … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO.

גבר הבחין בי מרחוק והסתתר. שמתי לב אליו וחשדתי אז עברתי לצידו השני של הכביש,כשחלפי על פניו ראיתי שהוא מתסכל עלי ומאונן. זה היה בשתיים בלילה.

HOLLAWho? Meet Bogotá.

Interview conducted by Lauren Bedosky.   When did you start your holla? In October, 2011. Why start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? Street harassment is a real problem in Bogotá, and in Colombia in general. We wanted to make people aware of this problem. We thought that starting a Holla was … Continued

HOLLA ON THE GO: We do not speak.

I moved to a new town last summer and met a boy on my swim team. Although he appeared nice at first, I was soon informed thay he was a little “off.” I soon understood what this met. Even when I told him I was busy he would not stop texting me, and although he … Continued