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HOLLAWho? Meet South Africa.

Meet Melissa, the savvy social media activist with lots of ideas, fighting street harassment in South Africa. Why do you HOLLA?  Why do I HOLLA? Why didn’t I holla back in the past?! I HOLLA because I experience street harassment on a nearly daily basis, because I live in a country that is dragging its feet in … Continued

Ryan Gosling Has Your Back

BY CATHERINE FAVORITE Ryan Gosling knows what bystander intervention is all about. Earlier this week, the actor much celebrated for his mind and acting talents stepped in when he saw a woman about to get hit by a taxi cab. In New York City, it can be all too easy to dismiss strangers in need … Continued

Attention All Visionaries!

If you have an idea for creating positive change, whether it be for solving a global human rights issue, something going on in your local community or creating lasting environmental or social change, then consider submitting your idea by May 1, 2012 to the first ever Global Project Fair by the Worldwide Visionaries community to … Continued

Ooooh! Boys Where Did You Get Those Shoes?

BY VICTORIA TRAVERS You never know what someone goes through till you walk a mile in their shoes and last week the men of Western Kentucky University proved they were willing to do exactly this to raise awareness of sexual assault. So the fellas donned their favorite stilettos and took to the streets in aid … Continued

Join the Movement Against Bullying: See “Bully” in Theaters Today

Today, compelling documentary ‘Bully’ will open nationwide, telling the true story of the appalling bullying epidemic that is blighting the U.S. Directed by Lee Hirsch, Huffington Post writer Marlo Thomas has called it “the year’s most important film” but the Motion Picture Association of America has rated the film as “Unrated” meaning that theater owners … Continued

A Week In Our Shoes: March 30, 2012

Hello Hollabackers! We’re in the press! Our site leader in Mexico City, Gabi Duhart, was in Marie Claire! Our NYC site leader, Kalema Botang, was on Bronx Net, I was interviewed for PIX 11 in response to wednesday’s lack of conviction on rape charges against former NYPD officer Michael Peña. We also got a mention on … Continued

Laís Tomaz’s story: No one even said anything

Hi everyone .. I’m from São Paulo (Brazil), it’s sad such huge city still doesn’t has its own IHollaback, hope I can do something to help about it .. Well, today at the train (rush hour, really reaaaally crowded) a guy started touching his penis and looking at girls around him, I noticed it, but … Continued

HOLLAWho? Meet Brussels.

Meet Anna, the thoughtful mover and shaker fighting street harassment in Brussels. Why do you HOLLA?  I Holla to show myself, my harassers and those around me that harassment is unacceptable. I Holla because it inspires me to be the strong person I can be. I Holla because it reinforces the fact that any large-scale … Continued