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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…
March 9, 2017

“So angry and frustrated!”

I've just been catcalled by a man and felt as awkward and helpless as every time it happens. Knowing that all my learning on gender discrimination and harassment hasn't helped me to come up with the perfect reply isn't what I call a self-esteem boost. So angry and frustrated!
March 8, 2017

Iara’s story: “I felt so vulnerable…

Harassed by men in cars, vans etc for a period of two months. It happened daily while the roundabout was closed so I had to get off the bus early and walk. Even in day light and with clothing showing no flesh. I felt so vulnerable that I stopped going out after 8pm.


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

5 reasons women stay silent on harassment

Street harassment is all too common. It can take many awful forms and its impact can be diverse and devastating. However victims of street harassment often are not able to share these experiences, and we have compiled a list of 5 key issues which can hold people back from speaking out.   Escalation or later … Continued