Last year, we sent out a call for submissions to the first ever Hollaback Essay Contest. We received excellent submissions on a wide range of topics- law, social justice, media, and more. Three volunteer judges reviewed the fantastic submissions and chose Diana Emiko Tsuchida’s essay to share with you. Not only is our winning essay … Continued
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Cross-posted from Stop Street Harassment Will London become the safest city in the world for women? Maybe! This is the goal of the Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) Coalition in London and they’re working hard to make it happen. And of course, the absence of street harassment and public sexual assault is a requirement for … Continued
Meet Jenn Gallienne of the Hollaback! Baltimore team, a sassy mover and shaker dedicated to making positive change in the world and an all round awesome lady. Why do you HOLLA? Because it is TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE to be objectified and harassed on a daily basis because of your gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, sex etc. IT … Continued
This week was exciting for advocates everywhere! The Violence Against Women Act (including LGBTQ-inclusive provisions) has passed this Senate! Remember when we went to the White House two weeks ago because they were concerned it wouldn’t? It did! Thanks for all your tweeting, petition signing, and phone calls to Senators: they worked! Next stop: the … Continued
Meet Mirjam, who in addition to being a student and a teacher, fights street harassment, one changed mind at a time, in Dresden. Why do you HOLLA? Because enough is enough. Everyone should feel safe in their own skin and in their own city. No matter what. Other people are not there for you to … Continued
BY EMILY MAY Yesterday, this Daily News piece came out talking about the app we’re developing with New York City Council members Christine Quinn and Julissa Ferreras. The app will allow New Yorkers to send reports of harassment, including location and time, to the New York City government. It’s the first initiative of it’s kind … Continued