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Crowdsourced Data for Gender Equality

This past April, a survey of 300 women commuters on the Paris metro system found that every one of them experienced some form of sexual harassment […]

Gender Equality, Sexual Harassment, Street Harassment, The WIP Talk

Hidden Harassment: The Challenges of India’s Pink-Collar Worker

by Shobha Sriram -India–  Stand up straight. Chin up. Look forward. Move fast, but with purpose. Brace yourself. These are not the words of a ballroom […]

Business & Economy, Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, India, Labor Issues, Politics & Democracy, Sexism, Sexual Harassment, Social Justice, The World

One Billion Rising Against Sexual Violence: Will It Be Enough for India?

by Chryselle D’Silva Dias –India– I was a schoolgirl when I first experienced harassment on public buses in Mumbai. I still remember the red double-decker #361, […]

Feature Articles, India, Sexual Harassment, Social Change, The World, Uprisings, Violence Against Women

Innovative Internet-based Projects Give Indian Women Platform to Fight Violence

by Paromita Pain –India– Gropes, stealthy fingers that pinch and leave bruises, catcalls, severe beatings, systematic starvation, emotional torture and worse – harassment against women takes […]

Activism, Feature Articles, India, NGO's, Sexual Harassment, Social Change, Technology, Violence Against Women

SlutWalk To Femicide: Making The Connection

by Rita Banerji –India– In January, a Toronto police constable told a group of students at a school safety forum that to prevent being sexually assaulted […]

Feature Articles, India, Politics & Democracy, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence, The World, Uprisings, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights

Young Women Launch Afghanistan’s First Anti-Street Harassment Campaign

by Holly Kearl –USA– Carrying banners and signs with messages like, “We will not tolerate harassment,” “Islam forbids men from insulting women,” and “I have the […]

Afghanistan, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Street Harassment, Women in Leadership

Girls for Gender Equity: Title IX Does Not Only Apply to Sports!

by Mandy Van Deven –USA– An unfortunate oversight of the recent media attention on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) bullying is the advocacy potential […]

Feature Articles, Gender Equality, Laws & Legislation, Sexual Harassment, Teaching & Learning

The Price of Education: Sexual Abuse and HIV/AIDS At Zimbabwe’s Universities

by Chumile Jamela –Zimbabwe– Lisa Kunene’s* path to higher learning has been a painful one. A 20-year-old first-year engineering student at one of the top universities […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, HIV/AIDS, Sexual Harassment, Teaching & Learning, Zimbabwe

Breaking the Silence: Rallying around the World to End Gender-based Street Harassment

by Holly Kearl –USA– What does a woman in Bangalore, India, standing on a busy street corner, waiting for a bus have in common with a […]

Feature Articles, Gender Equality, Sexual Harassment, Technology, The World, Uprisings

Workplace ”Mobbing”: EU Integration Pushes Macedonian Labor Law to the Surface

by Natasha Dokovska – Macedonia – “I have 15 years seniority over the human resources officer and the highest level of education. Eight years ago, I […]

Business & Economy, Europe, Feature Articles, Labor Issues, Laws & Legislation, Macedonia, Politics & Democracy, Sexual Harassment