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Stop Global Street Harassment.

Author: Holly Kearl
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everyone should be able to navigate through public spaces without facing harassment or the threat of sexual assault, yet that is a right that millions of people worldwide are routinely denied. In the United States alone, 65 percent of women and 25 percent of men experience street harassment. This book taps personal stories, research data, news stories, and information about global campaigns and grassroots action in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kearl, Holly.
Stop Global Street Harassment: Growing Activism around the World.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Kearl
ISBN: 9781440840210 1440840210
OCLC Number: 1050372336
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A Human Rights Violation; 2. Research and Personal Stories; 3. Local Community Activism; 4. Technology-Fueled Efforts; 5. Global Campaigns; 6. Government Initiatives; 7. Egypt and India Case Studies; 8. What Comes Next?; Appendix: Further Reading on Street Harassment; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

Everyone should be able to navigate through public spaces without facing harassment or the threat of sexual assault, yet that is a right that millions of people worldwide are routinely denied. In the United States alone, 65 percent of women and 25 percent of men experience street harassment. This book taps personal stories, research data, news stories, and information about global campaigns and grassroots action in dozens of countries to trace the growing social movement to recognize, address, and prevent street harassment. The author suggests what steps need to be taken next to help stop str.

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