Tag: International

Anti-Street Harassment Truck in Beirut

Tell us what you think – could this work in Istanbul? Check out this video of a truck roaming the streets of Beirut with speakers playing pre-recorded messages mocking some of the common taunts used to harass people in public. (via Stopstreetharassment.org)

Egyptian Street Harassment Murder

Here is the story of a young egyptian woman who was brutally killed after reacting to a man groping her in the street.  Street harassment has lately become a major issue in post-revolution Egypt and activists are demanding to be heard: the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights already sent a draft law to the president … Continued

From Cairo to Istanbul we say ‘Enough’ to Street Harassment!

Recent assaults on female protesters reinvigorate a campaign to end sexual harassment in Egypt. A 2008 survey by the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights found that 83% of Egyptian women and 98% of foreign women had experienced harassment.  It takes both men and women to stand together against harassment. Watch their story and show your solidarity by … Continued