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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

Groping: Reported to LAPD

NOTE: Our readers often ask us about reporting harassment and assault to the police. Although we’ve heard some horror stories, it’s almost important to realize that if we don’t report it these creeps will never stop. Here is a story of a brave woman who reported it. If it wasn’t for your blog, I wouldn’t … Continued

NYC Govt. wants you to HOLLABACK!

It looks like the city has taken a page from HollabackNYC and created HollabackNYPD! Here’s how to submit your photos: The City accepts photos and videos along with 911 reports and most 311 Service Requests. To include a photo or video from a cell phone or computer with a 911 report, tell the 911 operator … Continued

Doused by a Douche

Last Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, I was driving in my car down 8th Street in downtown Los Angeles when I noticed a man on the side of me who was staring in my direction. I rolled my eyes at him and proceeded talking over the phone to my brother via bluetooth. All of a sudden, … Continued

Californians: Make Your Workplace Harassment-Proof

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 you … Continued

You Got Us Here: Now Help Us Go Further!

Thanks to the 3,800 of you who voted for Hollaback 2.0, we made it to the second round of the Knight News Foundation. Now we are asking you to vote again. Click on the fifth star and wait for the number of votes to increase to make sure yours is counted. If you want to … Continued

Volunteer Graphic Designer and Website Developer Needed!

To prepare for the launch of Hollaback!, our new street harassment mapping service, we need a real logo. Preferably a real cool logo. We also need a whole new website. Do you or does anyone that you know develop logos or websites? If so, send them our way. We’ve got no money, but we can … Continued