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Witney
May 19, 2017

“Too shocked to say or do…

On the S1 bus from Oxford to Witney after work this evening, I became quite aware of a man who had moved more than once as the bus emptied out, getting progressively closer until he sat opposite me and kept glancing over. I got off the bus in part of Witney and so did he; he was in front of me at first then turned round to look at me…
Oxford
May 19, 2017

“I want people to know its…

I was just minding my own business walking when a man in his late 20s or 30s leaned out of the passenger side of a car and wolf whistled at me then started laughing and I think he shouted something but I didn't hear. I started feeling silly and embarrassed that maybe my skirt was too short or I'd thought it was directed at me but it might have been…
Oxford
April 2, 2017

“It’s a lot harder to accept…

A few weeks ago, a friend and I were on the bus to the town centre. As we're getting off of the bus, an older man offers to let us go in front. As we stepped in front of him, he groped both of us, and he made it clear that that was his main intention. It's a lot harder to accept a man's kindness in public now, without being…

News

International Street Harassment Week

Sunday 2nd April marks the start of International Anti-Street Harassment Week. Here at Hollaback! Oxford we have been working to end street harassment in the local area. Whether you are a local business, an individual, a student, or just passing through, we’d like you to get involved.

5 reasons we should share our stories

Harassment in public spaces is all too common, as 90% of British women report that their first experience of harassment occurred before they were 171, however victims very rarely speak out about it. So check out these 5 reasons why we should start telling our stories! 1)      To feel catharsis: Being heard feels good, and … Continued