Girls for Gender Equity's Community Organizer, Nefertiti Martin, is featured on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell discussing how often street harassment happens and what can be done about it.
In this episode, in response to women being harassed on the streets of NYC, Kamau tries something different-- treating them with respect. He also provides tips for men who want to make a change.
A new Jezebel article on street harassment features Hey, Shorty! co-author Joanne Smith breaking down ways men can interact with women on the street without being a threat.
Read Anna North's full article on how to be nonthreatening while walking on the street near women here.
“Bring Your Brother Day” was a day of conversation, connection and consciousness-raising in a fun and safe space. In honor of International Anti-Street Harassment Week, Youth Organizers at Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) invited male friends and family members to discuss gender equality and stopping street harassment. The 3 hour workshop explored what gender roles and stereotypes are and how they impact the lives of young people. The group was engaged and thoughtful, and the youth organizers facilitated many fun activities and meaningful discussions!
By reaching out to the young men in their lives, youth organizers are working to build allies and ...