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Oxford
September 23, 2017

Shouting ‘sex bomb’ several times and…

I was walking through Heyford Hill Sainsburys car park Thursday Morning. The male car washers who work there started shouting 'sex bomb' several times and laughing as I walked by. It made me feel that I didn't want to come to Sainsbury's anymore. Why should I feel like this in a supermarket when I just wanted to buy a packet of chewing gum.
Oxford
August 9, 2017

“He reached out and tried to…

Back in December last year I was at the Royal Blenheim pub with a friend, waiting to be served at the bar. A man next to us, who was clearly very drunk - he was having trouble standing and his speech was slurred - kept trying to make conversation with me. Trying to be polite, I replied briefly to what he'd said, but didn't want to encourage the conversation. He…
Oxford
August 9, 2017

“He continued following me and by…

A couple of months ago I was walking through Gloucester Green when a man started walking beside me, asking questions - was I a student, where was I going, etc. I ignored him at first and carried on walking, but he kept following me and was sounding increasingly annoyed. I stopped to look at him and asked him to stop following me, at which point he got angry, saying that…

News

Reclaiming Spaces: Research on harassment in Oxford

We have conducted a survey on street harassment in Oxford, its prevalence and effect on the community. We asked about peoples awareness of street harassment, how they feel about it, and how often they have experienced it. We were also interested to see what effect experiences of harassment have had and the actions victims would … Continued

Reclaiming Spaces: event opening

We are exhibiting a range of works by local artists on the theme of ‘reclaiming spaces’ and to open it we are hosting an evening of entertainment and discussion about street harassment in Oxford. The Opening Evening Our evening of discussion and music will be free to all – so join us on 5th August at Fusion … Continued