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Nikki’s Story: Harassment turned into an opportunity

I was walking from my car to campus with two friends when I saw about 4 men fixing a roof nearby. Not long after, we began hearing things like, “hey ladies”, “Heeeey mama!” and the like. I used it as an opportunity to tell my friends about Hollaback! (they hadn’t heard of it). It was … Continued

Nicola’s Got Nerve

DNA evidence a real solace for survivors of sexual assault Recently, another sexual predator in the New York City subway system was caught with an analysis of his DNA. From 2002 to 2005, Manhattan prosecutors say that the suspect, Darnell Hardware, was charged with rubbing himself up against young women on packed subway cars. With … Continued

Progress or not? No misbehaving. No eve-teasing.

BY EMILY MAY This sign was found by Blank Noise Project, an amazing anti-street-harassment project in India. The sign looks like progress, but is it really? Let’s talk a look at the language. You might already know that “eve-teasing” in India is similar to “catcalling” in English, or “piropos” in Spanish. But “misbehaving” also has … Continued