Category: Assault

Jenea’s Story: Driving school

When i was 17 i took driving lessons and my instructor tried to grope me every single day. He used to take me to dark lanes to teach driving. Initially i thought ‘its just in my head,’ but as the days passed by he started to be very obvious making me uncomfortable. One day when … Continued

Isabella’s Story: I Am A PERSON

I am 15 years old, and I have dealt with sexual harassment from age 11 up until now. I now see men as animals, instead of human beings.. but worse I now see myself, as just a piece of meat. This still happens, but in 8th grade I decided I wasn’t going to stand for … Continued

Victoria’s Story: “glad I spoke up”

My best friend and I loved getting pedicures together. It was an easy way to get to spend time together since she just had a baby and I was newly married. We always went to Royal Essence at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, FL. They had the best pedicures. It included a short … Continued

Maria’s Story: “I felt so violated”

I attended a show at the House of Blues alone. My boyfriend recently broke up with me and my friends were in Vegas. I sometimes go to events because I enjoy spending time alone and I needed to listen to live music as my form of therapy. There I was in the crowd enjoying the … Continued

Bonggirl’s Story: “I felt like I was being watched”

In July 2010,¬†while returning home at around 7:30 pm, I felt like I was being watched. I realized that these were the same people who always seemed to hang around that place when I returned from my Language studies at the nearby institute. That particular night, I had walked a little forward to catch my … Continued

Nancy’s Story: For unlucky grocery shoppers

While doing my regular grocery shopping, a man who was passing by in the same aisle said quietly to me, “You look beautiful. Your husband is a lucky man.” I was flattered and smiled and said, “I guess he’s really lucky, I’m divorced.” I just kept walking and continued my shopping. I encountered him on … Continued