Articles about 'street harassment'

“Go home!” The aftermath of Brexit

Following the UK vote to leave the EU, our anonymous writer describes how racist arguments have infected many communities and are now spilling out onto racist aggression on our streets

Guest Blogger // 29 July 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Politics and Current Affairs, Racism, Street harassment

The double whammy of sexism and racism

P. Kaur notices an increase in sexually explicit racist hate speech and asks whether women be sexually available to qualify for a place in the UK

Guest Blogger // 26 July 2015

Categories: Blog

The ‘othering’ of sexual violence

Issy Houston argues that sexual violence crosses cultural boundaries

Guest Blogger // 11 June 2015

Categories: Blog

Weekly round up and open thread

We're back! After a short hiatus, here is the round up of links we've found interesting recently, plus a space for discussion in the comments

Megan Stodel // 17 November 2014

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views

Laura // 7 July 2014

Categories: Blog

Personal desire or collective politics?

This is a guest post by Nichi Hodgson exploring the tensions between personal desire and collective politics.

Guest Blogger // 10 March 2014

Categories: Blog

Sexism and staircase wit

The French term l'esprit de l'escalier neatly sums up Catherine Bennett's previous experiences of street harassment, but now - instead of coming up with a witty retort after the fact - she's fighting back

Guest Blogger // 13 February 2014

Categories: Blog

Feminism and young women: from London to Kansas

Katharine S. compares attitudes to feminism at her new high school in Kansas with those of her former classmates in London

Guest Blogger // 2 December 2013

Categories: Blog

Space invaders

Ndéla Faye on how men's dominance of space - both physically and through street harassment and victim blaming - oppresses women

Guest Blogger // 27 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views

Laura // 17 June 2013

Categories: Blog

Spanish feminist subjected to harassment campaign

Laura reports on an online harassment campaign against Alicia Murillo, a Spanish feminist who has spearheaded a project to highlight street harassment

Laura // 9 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Hollaback! Sheffield

The founders of Hollaback! Sheffield explain why they decided to set up a local branch of the global anti-street harassment movement

Guest Blogger // 3 September 2012

Categories: Blog

What has my make-up got to do with you?

Levi Grayshon argues that we need to stop judging women by their appearance.

Guest Blogger // 12 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Street harassment starts young

Farrah Kelly explores how street harassment affects girls and their attitudes to harassment in later life.

Guest Blogger // 1 June 2012

Categories: Blog

International Anti-Street Harassment Week

In recognition of International Anti-Street Harassment Week, Laura reviews an old post that elicited hundreds of comments on street harassment, and explains why this incredibly common form of sexism has to end.

Laura // 19 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets

Girls for Gender Equity, a not-for-profit organisation based in New York City, work to empower youth, fight sexual harassment and address gender violence. Sara Clarke reviews their guide for young people - and those working with them - on exactly what is sexual harassment, and what needs to be done about it

Sara Clarke // 27 December 2011

Categories: Books, Reviews

International Anti-Street Harassment Day – March 20, 2011

Philippa writes about the upcoming international anti-street harassment day.

Philippa Willitts // 10 March 2011

Categories: Blog

Wolf-whistling: not flattered

According to an MSN story, women secretly love street harassment. Fiona H Halliday is exasperated Signing into MSN to read my email the other day, an annoying window popped up...

Guest Blogger // 27 January 2011

Categories: Blog

As Time Goes By

Letters of Note has an interesting post about the iconic photo V-J Day in Times Square, taken by the photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt on the day of the surrender of Japan...

Helen G // 26 January 2011

Categories: Blog

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