Study says street harassment is everywhere, still sucks


Would you like a joke? Here you go:

Q: What’s just like hot garbage and hangs out all over the street?

A: Street harassers! (And also literal garbage.)

Hollaback! and Cornell University have just published the results of the largest international study of street harassment to date. (ICYMI, we wrote about the United States-focused portion of that study last month.) This great infographic sums up some of their results:

Infographic-Cornell-Version-2Hollaback! / Cornell University

Remember: Street harassment really, truly sucks — and it’s actually powerful enough to keep women off streets and public transit. Now let’s all take a deep breath and deal with our catcalling-related frustration with this excellent song from Tacocat:


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