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London
July 8, 2017

I do not have to be…

I was walking towards the gate to my flat and I could see two young men loitering. They saw me and I just knew a comment was going to be made. As I walked by, one of them said "Evening". I ignored. Then another comment came, "Looking beautiful tonight." I slammed the gate to my flat and rolled my eyes. I then heard one of them tut and say "Attitude…
North Maida Vale
July 6, 2017

Men in green minivan wouldn’t leave…

Two men sitting in a green parked minivan need my attention when I walk past. Men who do this to women who are alone walking past are either naive or predators, either are dangerous.
Manchester
July 5, 2017

Now instead of me, it’s my…

Recently I took my 14 year old daughter on a trip. It was her first trip to the theatre as mother and daughter. As we were walking up to the venue a man around my age, I'm 39, was sat on a step outside one of the pubs on his phone. My daughter was wearing skinny jeans and a vest top, not that it should matter what she had on.…

News

Hollaback London Collective action meet up!

Come along to the second Hollaback London Collective meeting – an action meet up! HB Ldn’s been working to combat street harassment since 2010 and we expanded into a collective in 2016 to make sure we can have even bigger impact than ever before. This Action meet up is an informal meeting and way for … Continued

Statement of Support for Pagan Lilley Motlagh-Phillps

Yesterday the Evening Standard shared with London the story Pagan Lilley Motlagh-Phillps. The telling of her powerful story is so important and we commend this paper for telling it – more importantly we want to acknowledge Pagan’s strength in speaking out. Her experience of harassment reminds us to respect survivors and their survival mechanisms. So … Continued

Statement in Support of SRENow

Last month, The Everyday Sexism Project and the End Violence Against Women Coalition launched their #SRENow campaign, and Hollaback London would like to state our full support for their call to make Sex and Relationships Education compulsory in all schools. We believe every child deserves simple, clear information about their rights, consent, and healthy relationships. … Continued