catcalling

7.17.19

I Tried Five Tactics to Get Guys to Leave Me Alone in the Club

Some were much more effective than others.

10.29.18

'Street Sleaze,' Today's Comic by Nina Vandenbempt

Two friends find a way to stop catcallers dead in their tracks.

8.24.17

Politician Faces Backlash for 'Terrible' Plan to End Harassment on Trains

British politician Chris Williamson has been roundly criticized after suggesting that women-only carriages could stop sexual harassment on public transport.

8.14.17

What Happened After This County Classified Catcalling as a Hate Crime

Nottinghamshire Police made headlines when it announced its plan to treat gender-based street harassment as a hate crime—but only 100 reports have been logged so far. Broadly investigates why the crime remains so underreported.

12.12.16

How Catcalls Can Trigger Sexual Assault PTSD

In this case especially, catcalls are not compliments.

12.7.16

You Can Now Get Fined for Street Harassment in Argentina

In a unanimous vote, the city of Buenos Aires has enacted a law making public sexual harassment illegal in hopes of diminishing gender-based violence.

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11.30.16

All the Shit You Have to Deal with Walking Alone as a Woman

Women from 13 cities across Europe talk about what it's like to walk alone.

9.12.16

Misogyny May Be Recognized Nationally as a Hate Crime Against Women

In July, Nottinghamshire police force introduced a specific category of misogyny-based hate crime. Now other police forces are considering doing the same.

7.13.16

Street Harassment Is Now a Hate Crime, Declares Police Department

The Nottinghamshire Police department in the UK is now considering misogynistic incidents to be hate crimes. But will it help?

1.29.16

The Online Map Where Indian Women Call Out Groping, Rape, and Abuse

Safecity has been crowdsourcing and documenting cases of sexual harassment for years. As news breaks of another fatal gang rape in India, its co-founder talks about the site's increasingly urgent mission.

9.3.15

Would On-The-Spot Fines Stop Catcalling for Good?

Countries like Argentina and Belgium are trying to stamp out street harassment with a controversial penalty.

8.17.15

Watch Dads React to Their Daughters Getting Catcalled on NYC Streets

They sit and watch and slowly fill with rage.

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