Street Harassment: Catcalling and Rape Culture

Street Harassment: Catcalling and Rape Culture

DURING INTERNATIONAL ANTI-STREET HARASSMENT WEEK, FOUNDER HOLLY KEARL TAKES THE FIGHT TO THE STREETS

Zerlina Maxwell

by Zerlina Maxwell, April 10, 2013

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Street Harassment: Catcalling and Rape Culture

Women should be able to wear whatever they want, walk out in public and not fear being harassed. 

Photo courtesy of AP

They are going to school or work, they’re running errands or exercising, and they’re walking dogs or meeting up with friends or a loved one. Men can usually do all of these things without being commented on, followed, grabbed, or flashed.  Women should have that right too”

Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst and soon-to-be attorney.  You can follow her on Twitter @ZerlinaMaxwell.

 
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