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Update to the LAPD Police Report

On January 24th, a woman named was assaulted on Hermosa beach and reported it to the police, read more here. Unfortunately, the police have effectively ignored her report and the perpetrator continues to go free: Regarding the Hermosa Beach groping incident, it’s been weeks and I haven’t heard anything from them. I called and even … Continued

Californians: Make Your Workplace Harassment-Proof

ADVERTISEMENT Harassment doesn’t just magically go away; it takes work. If you want to make your workplace harassment-proof, check out our corporate sponsors at CalBizCentral. From CalBizCentral:When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, you have to know what is required of your company and your human resources department. Harassment is not a topic … Continued

Hollaback’s Emily May interviewed on Global Sister!

Thanks to our friends at Global Sister for helping to get the word out about Hollaback! Hollaback has come a long way since 2005. As if 15,000 readers a month wasn’t enough, now we are Jay-Z endorsed: GSO: And finally, if you could have any international activist or celebrity endorse HollabackNYC and focus on the … Continued

We did it Hollabackers!

Yesterday, you rallied. In less than 24 hours 688 of you visited our application with the Knight News Foundation and 43 of you voted, bringing us from fifteenth place up to second place! Today we are one step closer to making the project a reality. Congratulations, us.

Last Day to Vote: Hollaback!

You got us here, now help us seal the deal. Give your five star rating to Hollaback and help us win the Knight News Challenge. Over the past month 1,732 of you have checked out our application, making us the most viewed project of the competition. Even more impressive, 102 of you have voted for … Continued

Hollaback is KYW Newsradio’s Web Pick of the Day!

Reprinted from the KYW’s site by KYW’s Bob Bicknell: At last. Folks in the Big Apple and plenty of other cities have a chance to fight back against those who harass you on the streets. If you get whistled at, ogled, or otherwise annoyed by people while you’re trying to live your life, snap their … Continued

Interview with HollabackNYC co-founder Emily May!

Check out Emily’s interview on The Daily Femme! And for those of you curious where Hollaback is heading: Where would you like to see this site and program be in 10 years? In ten years HollabackNYC will be part of a larger organization called Hollaback!, which will be the pre-eminent anti-street harassment organization worldwide. The … Continued

Cell Phones Used to Report Rapes in Guinea

Mobile phones are being used increasingly across the world to track violence against women, although there are still challenges. Check out this article from Gender Across Borders: A women’s rights advocate in Guinea noted that “some lost their lives particularly because they took pictures; this is a new trend in Guinea. It is a first … Continued