Tag: News

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

Clear Lines Festival

    An AMAZING lineup at CLEAR LINES Festival next week, make sure you head down. It’s free! Clear Lines Festival brings together comedians, performers, journalists, writers, visual artists, cartoonists, psychologists, activists, therapists, and the public in a vibrant, very human exploration of themes around sexual abuse, sexual violence, and consent. Festival highlights include: • … Continued

12 days until #hollaREV – check out the latest additions!

          Happening at:   Amnesty Human Rights Action Centre, New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EA on June 23rd from 6-9pm.   Confirmed speakers and performers include : – Laura Bates from Everyday Sexism Project – Emily May, executive director of HollaBack!   – Bisi Alimi, world renowned LGBT/HIV activist – Susuana Antubam, NUS National Women’s Officer, discussing the fight against sexual violence on campus … Continued

Jan 20th – Event about harassment on London’s public transport system – we’re speaking!

On January 20th 2015 we’ll be speaking at a FREE event in Camden that’s all about Challenging Violence Against Women and Girls on Public Transport, along with: Claire Perry MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport) Bryony Beynon (Co-Director – Hollaback London) Inspector Ricky Twford (British Transport Police – Project Guardian) Dr. … Continued

Our Good Night Out Campaign has a new website and is 69% funded

Good Night Out is the first ever coordinated national action around safety on nights out – calling on bars, pubs, venues and clubs to improve their safety policies by signing a pledge and undergoing staff training, with extra advice and support available. We have a brand new website here which tells you more. Good Night Out has … Continued

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Hollaback London HQ!

Since launching our Good Night Out campaign nearly three weeks ago, it’s been pretty non stop here! So we thought we’d fill you in on what we’ve been up to, as well as what we’ve got coming up. • Lots of interviews! Head over to our press page where we’re adding all the press coverage … Continued