Tag: hollaback world

Survey on Street Harassment

Investigating Street Harassment: Internationally! Hollaback is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world. Hollaback has teamed up with Cornell University’s ILR School professor Beth Livingston to study the experiences and impacts of street harassment internationally, through cooperation with many of Hollaback’s local activism sites, including Halifax.   Ready to take … Continued

HOLLA::Revolution

The revolution will be livestreamed below! Come back to this page at 3-6PM Atlantic time on Thursday to tune into something awesome. HOLLA::Revolution is the first ever international speakers series on ending street harassment.  On July 25th, 2013, in New York City, Hollaback! is bringing together leading thinkers and activists to give talks and performances … Continued

Hollaback! Des Moines interviews Kate Leth

Hollaback! Des Moines interviewed one of our favourite Haligonians, cartoonist Kate Leth! You should click through and read the whole thing, but here’s an excerpt: Street harassment is a pain, and the reactions to it can be, as well. I remember walking to work one morning (at 9:45am) and having a car pull up beside … Continued

HOLLA Canuck: The state of public transit in Ottawa

News from HOLLA Canuck! See, we’re not the only Holla in Canada; there are also Hollaback! sites in Alberta, Montreal, Ottawa, Victoria, and Winnipeg. (rumours of more Canadian holla-sites to come in a couple months; we’re very excited!) Right now, Hollaback! Ottawa is working tirelessly to bring light to patterns of  harassment on their city’s … Continued

HOLLAwho? Interview with Hollaback! Alberta’s Lauren Alston

Crossposted from ihollaback.org  Interview conducted by Lauren Bedosky 1.) When did you start your HOLLA? I started working on the Alberta chapter of Hollaback in September of 2010, but Hollaback Alberta officially launched April 1st, 2011. 2.) Why did start a HOLLA and what does Hollaback mean to you? I started a HOLLA because I was frustrated with how … Continued

Hollaback’s 2012 State of the Streets Report!

The 2012 State Of The Streets Report is out! You can read about what all of Hollaback has been doing for the last year: http://ihollaback.org/blog/2012/12/17/hollabacks-2012-state-of-the-streets-report

Hollaback! Against Campus Harassment

REPOSTED from indiegogo.com By collecting students’ reports of harassment in a safe and shareable way, we will develop a crowd-sourced initiative to end campus harassment on 10 college campuses over the next year. Our efforts will break the silence that has perpetrated sexual violence on college campuses, pronounce that any gender-based violence is unacceptable, and create a … Continued

Hollaback! grows to 52 cities, 17 countries and more than 9 different languages.

REPOSTED from ihollaback.org Watch Welcome to Hollaback! April 2012 from Chad Sniffen on Vimeo. Today activists from eight cities around the world are bringing the movement to end street harassment to their communities. We are honored to be able to continue this work and we thank you for helping us make this happen! Meet our new site leaders by watching … Continued