Category: News

Hollaback London and Women Only Carriages

Last week we had a series of press requests about the comments made by Chris Williamson around women only carriages.  At Hollaback London we consequently feel it important that we respond to these comments, to ensure that the voices of those who share stories onto our site are heard. Tweeting on 22/08, Williamson noted that … Continued

CALL OUT FOR STORIES

Call Out for our creative action   This month at Hollaback London we are launching a big August call out for stories to be used as part of an exciting Creative Direct Action in public space. Please share this post far and wide. Use our app, use our website, tell your friends, tell your neighbours, … Continued

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

The Night Tube

This weekend brought with it the launch of London’s Night Tube. Many of you may well have been excited about this, and we were too, but you may also have felt anxious about travelling on the Tube late at night. We wanted to let you know that this feeling is normal and you are not … Continued

Be an active bystander in toxic times

The Hollaback London Collective stands in full solidarity with those experiencing racialised, xenophobic harassment on our streets, both since the EU Referendum result and since, well, forever. While heightened anti-migrant sentiment is creating an especially toxic environment, we must remember that street harassment is a daily reality regardless of current political developments, and women and … Continued

Join the New Hollaback London Collective

Since 2010, Hollaback London has been fighting street harassment. Whether we’re collecting stories via our app and website, speaking on TV, running workshops or training venues through our now International Good Night Out campaign, we are passionate about ending harassment. We raise awareness how it affects women including LGBTQ+ people around the capital, promote bystander … Continued

Our day with HarassMap in Cairo

On 31st March, myself (Bryony) and Julia were lucky enough to be invited to a workshop all about Diversity and tactics in street harassment activism, held in Cairo, Egypt!

#wherearetheposters A Project Guardian Update

Would this harrowing story of harassment on a London bus, submitted to this blog last month by Gemma, 16 year old, have been different if she had seen a poster on the bus telling her she could text 61016 to report what happened?   If she had felt confident in speaking to the driver because they … Continued