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Entertainment

Punk Band ‘War On Women’ Tackles Harassment, Rape & Sexism In Their In-Your-Face Lyrics

Punk Band ‘War On Women’ Tackles Harassment, Rape & Sexism In Their In-Your-Face Lyrics

With a name like War On Women, there should be no doubt in anyone’s mind what this band stands for. Fronted by singer Shawna Potter, the band is based out […]

Politics

Egypt Announces New Courts Specifically Designed To Deal With Cases Of Abuse Against Women

Egypt Announces New Courts Specifically Designed To Deal With Cases Of Abuse Against Women

Ever since the Arab Spring began in Tunisia in 2010 and spread across the Arab world, including Egypt, where a wave of protests and demonstrations demanded change from various governments, […]

Entertainment

‘Angry Indian Goddesses’, India’s Answer to ‘Bridesmaids’, Tackles Street Harassment & Sexism

‘Angry Indian Goddesses’, India’s Answer to ‘Bridesmaids’, Tackles Street Harassment & Sexism

Just when you thought the Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig-led female comedy smash hit ‘Bridesmaids’ was a one-off female comedy film, along comes a movie that proves just how powerful […]

Causes

How Many Viral Videos & PSAs Does It Take For Street Harassment & Catcalling To Become A Thing Of The Past?

How Many Viral Videos & PSAs Does It Take For Street Harassment & Catcalling To Become A Thing Of The Past?

We’ve written numerous posts about why catcalling and street harassment are not acceptable forms of behavior amongst men and women. Some may think it is just a bit of fun […]

Interviews

The Girls Behind The Viral Drive-By Street Harassment Video Tell Us What They Learned

The Girls Behind The Viral Drive-By Street Harassment Video Tell Us What They Learned

In 2014 a viral video showing a woman walking through New York City for 10 hours set the internet on fire and became a topic of intense discussion about street […]

Boys We Like

Aziz Ansari Says Feminism Made Him More Aware Of Harassment Toward Women

Aziz Ansari Says Feminism Made Him More Aware Of Harassment Toward Women

If you haven’t yet seen comedian and actor Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix comedy special ‘Live at Madison Square Garden’, RUN don’t walk! It is the latest in his string of […]

Contributors

A MUST-READ Male Perspective On How Women Deal With Street Harassment

A MUST-READ Male Perspective On How Women Deal With Street Harassment

By Tony Rinna Several months ago I descended to the subway platform for the train to Seoul’s Gangnam district. There was almost nobody around except for a young lady around […]

Causes

Think Street Harassment Is No Big Deal? Watch This Video…

Think Street Harassment Is No Big Deal? Watch This Video…

This is the video that has been going viral. The anti-street harassment PSA made by a non-profit activist organization called Hollaback, which make videos aimed at ending street harassment. Or […]

Entertainment

The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams Breaks Down The Absurdity Of Catcalling

The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams Breaks Down The Absurdity Of Catcalling

Catcalling…it’s the bane of our existence as women, right?! Sure it seems harmless, but it is often seen as a gateway habit to much bigger, more serious problems like harassment, […]

Girl on a Mission

Why One Woman Is Photographing The Men Who Catcall Her

Why One Woman Is Photographing The Men Who Catcall Her

When any of us experience catcalling or street harassment, there are usually a few predictable reactions: ignore it, flip the middle finger, shake our heads, or if we’re feeling brave, […]

Girl on a Mission

Sick Of Street Harassment from Strangers? There’s A Card Game For That…

Sick Of Street Harassment from Strangers? There’s A Card Game For That…

Every girl in the world has been on the receiving end of street harassment, we will put money on it. Whether it is a compliment or an insult, we all […]