Street Harassment

Nu-Wave Terrorism

Robyn Harris | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK
Robyn Harris

A woman's liberty is literally being attacked and disembowelled, and some aren't even doing their part to accept it; let alone inducing themselves to change it. And what does that reveal about how much we really regard a woman's place in society?

Pushing for Equality: Making FemNomination a Viral Phenomenon

Sarah Grand-Clement | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Grand-Clement

There is no doubt that many people living in our current society have, at one point or another, been or felt harassment, whether it is sexually, verbally, physically or otherwise. While the law has changed in this respect, and offers more protection to the individual than several decades ago, mentalities and social attitudes have been slower at registering this change...

Calling Out Catcalling

Emma J Brooke | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma J Brooke

No, there's only one real reason why certain men catcall. To make women feel like crap. To remind us that they're big and we're small. To reinforce the idea that we're there to be looked up and down and not much else. To make us feel like we only exist to gratify them. To make us feel worthless, degraded and stupid. And it has to stop.

My Decision to Become a Certified Feminist

Emily Hoyle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Hoyle

I cannot pinpoint the moment I identified myself as a feminist or the exact moments that encouraged me to become one. Perhaps it was when I was a teenager and my boyfriend's fath er at the time was shocked at the fact I was a female who was unable to cook, or whether it was when a man masturbated in my direction on public transport

Be Part of One Billion Rising, Be Part of Saying Enough Is Enough

Stella Creasy | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Politics
Stella Creasy

One Billion Rising is an international coalition brought together by the vision of Eve Ensler, the creator of the Vagina Monologues and founder of V-Day. It is a global activist movement calling for ending violence against women and girls to be a priority for all Governments.

Why I Won't Cheer Up

Judi Sutherland | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Judi Sutherland

We women already do so much. We take care how we dress, we choose jewellery, spend money on make-up, have expensive haircuts, all to look more pleasing to others in a way a man would never countenance.

Sexual Harassment? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Sexual harassment? There's an app for that. Developed by the Toronto-based Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (ME...

Street Harassment Shouldn't be Part of the Female Experience

Shreen Ayob | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Shreen Ayob

These sorts of incidents are background noise for many women and girls. Living in London, constant aggressive attention from men was an almost daily occurence. The sounds of the city: police sirens, pigeons cooing, garbled chatter, and a man shouting "how much for a sh*g?" from a passing car.